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Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2


Photo taken by James McCray


BH Photo #237170


Both bridge trusses on display at new location. Moved August 1, 2018.


Pratt through truss bridge over the new Full Throttle Saloon property
Meade County, South Dakota
Bridge moved to new property. Bridge partially damaged. No deck
Built in 1912 by the Canton Bridge Company over the Belle Fourche River in Butte County, moved in 2008 to the Full Throttle Saloon.
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Pinned Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 79.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.51057, -103.44414   (decimal degrees)
44°30'38" N, 103°26'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/623665/4929760 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Meade
Inventory number
BH 47905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 9, 2018: Updated by Don Morrison: moved to new location for display
  • March 6, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added categories2011 "Othmar H. Ammann Nominee", "Othmar H Ammann Award winner"
  • September 15, 2015: Updated by James McCray: Updated status of bridge to reflect that it is closed due to fire at complex.
  • August 10, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • February 1, 2011: Added by James McCray

Related Bridges 

  • Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #1 (Parts reused from) - The Bismarck Bridge was a two-span bridge that was relocated and reused as two different structures.



Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2
Posted August 11, 2018, by Jason Smith (flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com)

Details on the move and the 2015 fire here: A true success story that will surely garner more awards. The rise of the Full Throttle Saloon Bridges from the ashes of the 2015 fire: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2018/08/11/ful...

Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2
Posted February 1, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yup.....It's a Canton bridge!

Full Throttle Saloon Bridge #2
Posted February 1, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge's portal has frills on it like Canton Bridge Company might have built it. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmurphpix/3810660846/