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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #13

Photos 

Photo taken by Jerry Huddleson

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #291150

Map 

Description 

Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota as a Mississippi River Crossing, Was once located in spans #12-16

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 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
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: 159.0 ft.
Total length: 615.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #1509
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32640, -100.38394   (decimal degrees)
44°19'35" N, 100°23'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/389653/4909057 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pierre SW
Inventory number
BH 62504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 15, 2014: Added by Luke

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