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RCP&E - Beaver Creek Bridge

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Buffalo Gap Rail Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398415

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Beaver Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Buffalo Gap, Custer County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Gary Plant)
- M.F. Morrisey
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.49467, -103.30997   (decimal degrees)
43°29'41" N, 103°18'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/636642/4817136 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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