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DAIR - Big Sioux River Bridge

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DAIR Big Sioux River Bridge (Elk Point)

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in May 2017

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BH Photo #391323

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Dakota & Iowa Railroad
Location
Union County, South Dakota, and Plymouth County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900, Moved Here 1907
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota & Iowa Railroad (DAIR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 394.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.71606, -96.62507   (decimal degrees)
42°42'58" N, 96°37'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/694470/4732019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elk Point
Inventory number
BH 58004 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 1, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from contractor
  • September 14, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Dakota & Iowa Railroad" "deleted" the other one
  • September 14, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Railroad", "Dakota and Iowa Railroad"

Sources 

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