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RCP&E - Big Sioux River Bridge

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Overview from US 14 Bridge

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146559

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad parallel to US Hwy. 14 in Volga
Location
Volga, Brookings County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss with steel trestle approaches
Also called
C&NW Bridge #29
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32522, -96.88881   (decimal degrees)
44°19'31" N, 96°53'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/668336/4910162 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Volga
Inventory number
BH 43394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2009: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com