Cal Sag CN Bridge

Cal Sag CN Bridge

This is a view of this bridge from the Archer Avenue Bridge.

 

Cal Sag CN Bridge

This is a view of this bridge from a boat at the junction of the Sanitary and Ship Canal and the Cal Sag Canal.

This is the first bridge across the Cal Sag Canal traveling from west to east.  It is currently being used by the CN railroad.  Other railroads using this bridge include  Amtrak and Metra.   The builder is unknown.  Date of construction is unknown.   It is 395 feet in length.  Its design is typical of railroad bridges on the Cal Sag Canal.  It is riveted metal truss technology.

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