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RCP&E - Old Bad River Bridge #3

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Description 

Former third crossing of the Bad River, replaced Ca. 2005. Truss was moved to a field nearby

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge
Location
Haakon County, South Dakota
Status
In storage or disassembled
History
Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
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
Span length: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #1674
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.04174, -101.42516   (decimal degrees)
44°02'30" N, 101°25'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/305699/4879368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Powell
Inventory number
BH 77888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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