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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1037 - 121st St. Overpass

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete slab bridge over W. 121st St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Palos Park, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; replaced by a new concrete span (unknown date)
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67120, -87.81821   (decimal degrees)
41°40'16" N, 87°49'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431889/4613594 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palos Park
Inventory number
BH 64725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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