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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #3

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RCP&E Bad River Bridge #3

Looking East

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398338

Map 

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 1885 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: 159.0 ft.
Total length: 945.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #1659
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05308, -101.32656   (decimal degrees)
44°03'11" N, 101°19'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/313634/4880400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nowlin
Inventory number
BH 58053 (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