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American Creek Bridge (1917)

Photo 

American Creek Bridge (Older)

This postcard is postmarked 1910.

Old Postcard from Stewart Edwin Beitler Collection

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BH Photo #541215

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over American Creek on Main Street
Location
Chamberlain, Brule County, South Dakota
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1917; Destroyed a few years later by flooding caused by artesian wells
Builders
- F.M. Raush
- Iowa Bridge Co. (1902-193X)
Design
Warren deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.81567, -99.32751   (decimal degrees)
43°48'56" N, 99°19'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/473660/4851451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chamberlain
Inventory number
BH 75324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • January 25, 2017: Added by Luke

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