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DAIR - Big Sioux River Bridge (Hudson)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Big Sioux River on railroad
Location
Sioux County, Iowa, and Lincoln County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota & Iowa Railroad (DAIR; D&I)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals; trestle approach on the north end of the span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14256, -96.45378   (decimal degrees)
43°08'33" N, 96°27'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/707062/4779793 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairview
Inventory number
BH 51956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Big Sioux River", "Riveted"
  • July 30, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: BNSF does not use this bridge according to IDOT map..
  • April 5, 2012: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Aerial View - Aerial view courtesy of Bing Maps
  • Luke