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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1021

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over overflow ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Oak Lawn, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 70' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1929 with this bridge
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.0 ft.
Total length: 30.4 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71536, -87.75913   (decimal degrees)
41°42'55" N, 87°45'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/436851/4618452 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palos Park
Inventory number
BH 64741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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