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CP - Tyler Creek Arch (W)

Photos 

CP Tyler Creek Arch (W)

North Face

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2022

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BH Photo #526084

Description 

Information comes from drawings located at the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Tyler Creek on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 18.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #Z-121
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06077, -88.35355   (decimal degrees)
42°03'39" N, 88°21'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388007/4657410 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 64869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2023: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • March 18, 2022: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 20, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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