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DAIR - Fairview Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken 1998 by Jason Smith

BH Photo #108782

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Sioux River on the Dakota & Iowa Railroad
Location
Fairview, Lincoln County, South Dakota, and Sioux County, Iowa
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1905 and 1911, Truss replaced 1911 spans in 1932
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota & Iowa Railroad (DAIR)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.0 ft.
Total length: 570.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.22382, -96.48821   (decimal degrees)
43°13'26" N, 96°29'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/703991/4788732 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairview
Inventory number
BH 32251 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added build dates
  • January 2, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 26, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Big Sioux River", "Riveted"
  • January 30, 2006: Posted photo from Jason Smith

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