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RCPE - Big Sioux River Bridge

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Overview from US 14 Bridge

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2009

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BH Photo #146559

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Location
Volga, Brookings County, South Dakota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E)
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss with steel trestle approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 605.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Bridge #29
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32522, -96.88881   (decimal degrees)
44°19'31" N, 96°53'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/668336/4910162 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Volga
Inventory number
BH 43394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2009: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com