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CN/METRA - Midway Plaisance Bridges

Photo 

60th Street Viaduct

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #490042

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Midway Plaisance, E59, E60th St on CNRR/METRA
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Metra (METX)
Design
Steel stringer, concrete encased
Also called
59th/60th Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.78623, -87.58920   (decimal degrees)
41°47'10" N, 87°35'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/451041/4626209 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92124 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,913)
Canadian National Railway (518)
Chicago, Illinois (335)
Cook County, Illinois (462)
Have street view (27,122)
Illinois (4,746)
Illinois Central Railroad (588)
Metra (96)
Open (40,039)
Owned by railroad (12,585)
Railroad (15,650)
Steel stringer (6,324)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed category "Canadian National Railroad"; Added category "Canadian National Railway"
  • February 5, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs