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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1058 - Marley Creek

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Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Orland Park, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1936 with this bridge; replaced by a concrete 2-track span at a later (unknown) date
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 49.5 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.57790, -87.88745   (decimal degrees)
41°34'40" N, 87°53'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426019/4603293 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 64720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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