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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1009

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over W. 79th St./Kedzie Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Deck width: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74980, -87.70178   (decimal degrees)
41°44'59" N, 87°42'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/441653/4622234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Island
Inventory number
BH 64743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1940 (1,083)
Built during 1940s (4,143)
Chicago, Illinois (339)
Cook County, Illinois (469)
Deck girder (6,002)
Girder (10,663)
Have street view (27,624)
Illinois (4,792)
Open (40,226)
Owned by railroad (12,895)
Plate girder (8,293)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,331)

Update Log 

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

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