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UP - North Fork Kent Creek Arch

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Uploaded by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #438853

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Deck arch bridge over North Fork Kent Creek on Railroad (UP)
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 32.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - North Fork Kent Creek Arch
C&NW Bridge #471
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26893, -89.10331   (decimal degrees)
42°16'08" N, 89°06'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/326540/4681778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 59112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • November 24, 2018: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 20, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from C&NW Bridge Records
  • December 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

UP North Fork Kent Creek Arch
Posted May 3, 2014, by Brian (FCVPI99 [at] GMAIL [dot] COM)

former Chicago and Northwestern