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RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #10

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RCP&E Bad River Bridge #10

East Abutment

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2017

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BH Photo #397959

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Description 

Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota as a Mississippi River Crossing. Was once located in spans #5-11

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad
Location
Stanley County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
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: 260.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.19001, -100.73910   (decimal degrees)
44°11'24" N, 100°44'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/361014/4894447 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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