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RCP&E - Belle Fourche River Bridge

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RCP&E Belle Fourche River Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398476

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belle Fourche River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Belle Fourche, Butte County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916, Approaches Replaced 2007
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: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 345.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.67555, -103.86150   (decimal degrees)
44°40'32" N, 103°51'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/590235/4947539 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77951 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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