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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #4

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RCP&E Bad River Bridge #4

East Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398321

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Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Haakon County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 645.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05018, -101.28204   (decimal degrees)
44°03'01" N, 101°16'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/317192/4879978 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nowlin
Inventory number
BH 58054 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 17, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Canadian Pacific Railway", "railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com