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William G. Godden Collection:
Missouri River Bridge, South Dakota
Godden, William G.
United States/South Dakota/NORTH AMERICA
Missouri River Bridge (S.D.)
Missouri River Bridge, Chamberlain. These through trusses show how complex the geometry of a large bridge truss can become. Careful study shows X-bracing in all except the end panel. Horizontal members in the plane of the truss at mid-height are to stiffen the verticals. (Chamberlain, So.Dakota)
Bridge trusses: Simply supported
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