This is a 10.0x7.8 photograph of two individuals in a horse-drawn carriage at a a bend in the railroad tracks leading to a thru-truss bridge under construction. A railcar and engine on one of the rail lines bear the text ""Bernhisel Construction Co.; and ""20"; At the river bed edge are multi-story wooden buildings and a railroad switching junction with multiple lines. Construction debris including railroad ties and wooden posts clutter the ground. Title(s) by Carpenter, L.
Pierre P31 neg on file. 8x10 [stamp] Property of South Dakota State Historical Society Pierre, South Dakota Give photo credit to: South Dakota State Historical Society. Pierre - Railroad Railroad bridge at Pierre over Missouri River. Looking south west. The two westerly spaces not yet erected. Lenghth of bridge 1850 feet. Top of swing span 100 ft. above water. Orig. in SDHS Archives
Original format: 10.0x7.8 photograph, item in box P31 of the Towns collection at the SD State Historical Society - Archives Department.
Image scanned by Reed, C using an Epson Expression 10,000 XL flatbed scanner. Scanned at 600 PPI,16-bit grayscale, with the Histogram output set to 9/247.
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JPeG set to medium compression, dimension sized to 640x480, resolution set at 30 dpi, watermark set to 15 percent.
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