Rating:
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EE - Elmen Park Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken Summer 1999 by Jason Smith

BH Photo #108794

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Ellis & Eastern Railroad
Location
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1892
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Buffalo Ridge Railroad (BFRR)
- Ellis & Eastern Railroad (EE)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 325.0 ft.
Also called
Ellis & Eastern - Big Sioux River Bridge (N)
Elmen Park Rail Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54763, -96.76915   (decimal degrees)
43°32'51" N, 96°46'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/680211/4824048 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sioux Falls West
Inventory number
BH 32276 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 12, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: Added categories "Big Sioux River", "Riveted"
  • December 3, 2005: Posted photos from Jason Smith

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