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RCP&E - Boxelder Creek Bridge (Black Hawk)

Photos 

RCP&E Boxelder Creek Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #398602

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular Lattice through truss bridge over boxelder Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Pennington County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1880 at an unknown location(s), moved here after 1918
Builder
- Leighton Bridge & Iron Works of Rochester, New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 255.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #H-255
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.12943, -103.29311   (decimal degrees)
44°07'46" N, 103°17'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/636551/4887665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackhawk
Inventory number
BH 58069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 18, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com