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BNSF - St. Cloud Crossing

Photos 

Transversal view

Photo taken by Jason Smith in December 2010

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BH Photo #191841

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railroad
Location
St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, and Benton County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1892 as part of the Great Northern Railroad. Rehabilitated in 1922. Changed hands in 1970, 1996, and again in 2000. Still serves traffic as part of a short line going through St. Cloud
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway (StPM&M)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 587.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.56381, -94.15749   (decimal degrees)
45°33'50" N, 94°09'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/409671/5046237 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Cloud
Inventory number
BH 47585 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 28, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "9-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway"
  • September 21, 2013: Updated by J.P.: updated county crossing.
  • November 29, 2012: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "railroad"
  • April 29, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Great Northern Railway"
  • January 8, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

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