Monday, January 7, 2019

Tower A-20 (Techny): UP/C&NW crosses over Metra+CP/Milwaukee

(Bridge Hunter; Historic BridgesFlickr Photo of Tower; RailPictures of Bridge3D Satellite)
NorthAmericanInterlockings Photos:   Killinger    Allen
Chicago and Northern Indiana Railroad Interlocking Towers (click the marker for the correct information)

Street View

Keith Pokorny posted
BNSF 284 leads CP train #281 at Tower A-20 in northbrook, IL. 1/6/2019
I added a red rectangle (near the top) where I think the tower was. The connecting track is so long because road freights have to climb the grade separation to get to the Bensenville Yard.
1938 Aerial Photo from ILHAP
Steven J. Brown posted
Metra F40C 614 northbound at Techny Road in Northbrook, Illinois - June 29, 1998.
Dennis DeBruler I see that double lattice truss bridge still exists. I really need to make a field trip to the north side of Chicagoland sometime.
https://www.google.com/.../data=!3m6!1e1!3m4...
Screenshot @ -3:48






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