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CP - Marrill Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2012

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BH Photo #230714

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Description 

Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern industrial spur to Byron Nuclear plant. Former Chicago Great Western RR.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Marrill Rd on Canadian Pacific Railway (formerly CGW)
Location
Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12000, -89.24250   (decimal degrees)
42°07'12" N, 89°14'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/314625/4665533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stillman Valley
Inventory numbers
IL 071-9911 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 26, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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