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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenD21

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  • Title: Missouri River Bridge, South Dakota
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: United States/South Dakota/NORTH AMERICA
  • Structure: Missouri River Bridge (S.D.)

Description: 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)

See also:
Bridge trusses: Simply supported

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