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UP - Wood Street Bridge

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UP Wood Street Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2015

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BH Photo #332186

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Wood Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88861, -87.67198   (decimal degrees)
41°53'19" N, 87°40'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444250/4637627 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68370 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • July 8, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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