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BNSF - Prescott Lift Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2010

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BH Photo #180098

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over St. Croix River on BNSF Railways
Location
Prescott, Washington County, Minnesota, and Pierce County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1984 replacing a swing span
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 630.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.74777, -92.80395   (decimal degrees)
44°44'52" N, 92°48'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/515519/4954950 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hastings
Inventory number
BH 46383 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 27, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "St. Croix River", "railroad"
  • September 30, 2010: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Prescott Railroad Lift Bridge
Posted October 12, 2013, by Carolyn Susor (susorcar [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I call this the "Mickey Mouse" bridge because the tower sheaves look like Mickey Mouse's ears.