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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #15

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RCP&E Bad River Bridge #15

Looking South

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #397855

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Stanley County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of 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: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 400.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.34638, -100.37418   (decimal degrees)
44°20'47" N, 100°22'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/390469/4911264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pierre
Inventory number
BH 54203 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 29, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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