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RCP&E - Medicine Creek Bridge #1

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RCP&E Medicine Creek Bridge #1

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #397761

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Medicine Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Hughes County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
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
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.52584, -99.91233   (decimal degrees)
44°31'33" N, 99°54'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/427503/4930683 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 19, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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