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CSX - South Western Avenue Bridge

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CSX - South Western Avenue Bridge

Intermediate girders and sway bracing.

Photo taken by from Engineering Record April 29, 1905

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BH Photo #495875

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge on CSX Railroad over South Western Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Pittsburgh Construction Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad (BOCT)
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
B&OCT - South Western Avenue Bridge
B&O - South Western Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82269, -87.68472   (decimal degrees)
41°49'22" N, 87°41'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443135/4630316 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92797 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2021: Updated by Luke: Noted historic railroad users
  • April 18, 2021: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

CSX - South Western Avenue Bridge
Posted April 18, 2021, by Luke

Good to see you back, Dave!