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IC - Big Sioux River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Former Illinois Central Railroad
Location
East Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1887 by the Union Bridge Company, removed 1972
Builder
- Union Bridge Co. of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
3 150' Pin Connected Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Also called
East Sioux Falls Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.52532, -96.59912   (decimal degrees)
43°31'31" N, 96°35'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/694019/4821954 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brandon
Inventory number
BH 56439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 1, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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