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EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #631

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 631 Indiana Harbor Railroad Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #281512

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Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway
Location
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Rehabilitated 1978 by American Bridge Co.
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.64862, -87.46858   (decimal degrees)
41°38'55" N, 87°28'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/460980/4610870 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whiting
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 21
Inventory number
BH 50946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 6, 2020: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • November 18, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • September 5, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • July 11, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • April 11, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • January 14, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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