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Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #237170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over the Full Throttle Saloon property on a stage and a bar
Location
Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota
Status
Bridge and property closed due to fire. Bridge partially damaged.
History
Built in 1912 by the Canton Bridge Company over the Belle Fourche River in Butte County, moved in 2008 to the Full Throttle Saloon.
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.41435, -103.45239   (decimal degrees)
44°24'52" N, 103°27'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/623211/4919060 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Meade
Inventory number
BH 47905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added categories2011 "Othmar H. Ammann Nominee", "Othmar H Ammann Award winner"
  • September 15, 2015: Updated by James McCray: Updated status of bridge to reflect that it is closed due to fire at complex.
  • August 10, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • February 1, 2011: Added by James McCray

Related Bridges 

  • Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #1 (Parts reused from) - The Bismarck Bridge was a two-span bridge that was relocated and reused as two different structures.

Sources 

Comments 

Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2
Posted February 1, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yup.....It's a Canton bridge!

Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2
Posted February 1, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge's portal has frills on it like Canton Bridge Company might have built it. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmurphpix/3810660846/