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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1024 - Stony Creek

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Overview
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Stony Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Chicago Ridge, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 126' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1917 with this bridge
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70685, -87.77598   (decimal degrees)
41°42'25" N, 87°46'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/435440/4617520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palos Park
Inventory number
BH 64740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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