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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #7

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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #7

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #397997

Map 

Description 

Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota as a Mississippi River Crossing, Was once located in spans #12-16

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Jones County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
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: 310.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.11828, -100.92052   (decimal degrees)
44°07'06" N, 100°55'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/346329/4886803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Capa
Inventory number
BH 58058 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 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