Rating:
2 votes

EE - Beadle Park Bridge

Photos 

View from 11th Street Viaduct

Photo taken in Summer 1999 by Jason Smith

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BH Photo #111380

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Ellis & Eastern Railroad
Location
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Buffalo Ridge Railroad (BFRR)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Ellis & Eastern Railroad (EE)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Also called
Ellis & Eastern - Big Sioux River Bridge
Beadle Park Rail Bridge (W)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54453, -96.71947   (decimal degrees)
43°32'40" N, 96°43'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/684235/4823813 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sioux Falls East
Inventory number
BH 36191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 18, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 12, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Big Sioux River", "Riveted"
  • August 8, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category"Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", added build date
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS
  • February 6, 2008: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

Comments 

BFRR Big Sioux River Bridge
Posted February 18, 2014, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Comparing portals (pic 3) with this:

http://bridgehunter.com/sd/minnehaha/bh36190/

I'm going to speculate this is another Lassig.

BNSF Railroad Bridge
Posted April 30, 2008, by Randy Brush

I see railroad bridges over Big Sioux River. It was open about 1888. I know It is over 120 years old. thank you show of old railroad bridge.