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James River-221st Street Bridge

Photo 

James River Bridge

The Daily Plainsman: November 14 1955

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BH Photo #461624

Map 

Description 

Collapsed under a load of Hay.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over James River on 221st Street
Location
Sanborn County, South Dakota
Status
Collapsed
History
Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1957
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.18429, -98.14287   (decimal degrees)
44°11'03" N, 98°08'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/568506/4892699 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (328)
Lost (22,466)
Lost 1955 (63)
Lost during 1950s (573)
Owned by county (20,113)
Pony truss (15,731)
Pratt through truss (5,027)
Pratt truss (8,780)
Sanborn County, South Dakota (11)
South Dakota (631)
Through truss (14,114)
Truss (31,318)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 2, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com