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DAIR - Big Sioux River Bridge

Photos 

Main spans

Photo taken by Jason Smith

BH Photo #101882

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on the Dakota & Iowa Railroad at Hawarden
Location
Hawarden, Sioux County, Iowa, and Union County, South Dakota
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1907
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 1,093.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.99811, -96.49734   (decimal degrees)
42°59'53" N, 96°29'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/703998/4763644 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hawarden South
Inventory number
BH 14419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 3, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • May 7, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "A-frame portal", "Big Sioux River"
  • August 2, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • September 26, 2005: Posted photos from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com