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Abandoned RCP&E - Redwater River Bridge

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Abandoned Redwater River Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398468

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Redwater River on Abandoned Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Belle Fourche, Butte County, South Dakota
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66699, -103.83922   (decimal degrees)
44°40'01" N, 103°50'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/592015/4946613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belle Fourche
Inventory number
BH 77950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 19, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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