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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1057

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Overview
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Orland Park, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Bridge rebuilt for one-track operation at unknown date
History
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1904 with this bridge; replaced at a later (unknown) date
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete culvert
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 16.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.58163, -87.88582   (decimal degrees)
41°34'54" N, 87°53'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426159/4603705 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 64721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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