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BN - Lucky Strike Trestle

Photos 

Early Amtrak North Coast Hiawatha on former Northern Pacific route via Homestake Pass east of Butte, MT with former CZ observation car. May 1972.

Photo taken by Mel Patrick

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #316372

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Lucky Strike Canyon on Northern Pacific Railroad Homestake Pass
Location
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana
Status
"Out Of Service"
History
Built 1901-2
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
NP - Skones Trestle
BN - Skones Trestle
BN - Bridge 63
NP - Lucky Strike Trestle
NP - Bridge 63
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.94273, -112.45463   (decimal degrees)
45°56'34" N, 112°27'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/387248/5088713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Homestake
Inventory number
BH 66022 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2017: New photo from David Jones
  • July 19, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • February 17, 2015: Photo imported by Luke
  • February 14, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - Image
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com