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BNSF - Moccasin Creek Bridge

Photos 

BNSF Moccasin Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2019

Enlarge

BH Photo #445518

Street View 

Description 

Build date comes from the Milwaukee Road Archives at the Milwaukee Central Library.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Moccasin Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Brown County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 116.0 ft.
Also called
MILW Bridge #P-72
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.38060, -98.49491   (decimal degrees)
45°22'50" N, 98°29'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/539544/5025355 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • March 28, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 24, 2019: New Street View added by Jeff Wieland
  • March 23, 2019: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jeff Wieland