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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #11

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RCP&E Bad River Bridge #11

East Approach

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #397939

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: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 610.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Bridge #1531
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.27121, -100.53519   (decimal degrees)
44°16'16" N, 100°32'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/377479/4903142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Teton
Inventory number
BH 72518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 18, 2016: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad"

Sources 

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