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Grassy Point Drawbridge

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Grassy Point Drawbridge

I coulda gotten closer, but I didn't....always next time

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2014

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BH Photo #274051

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Louis River on BNSF Railway
Location
Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, and St. Louis County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 430.0 ft.
Total length: 1,660.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF - Grassy Point Drawbridge
BN - Grassy Point Drawbridge
NP - Grassy Point Drawbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.72817, -92.14325   (decimal degrees)
46°43'41" N, 92°08'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/565464/5175313 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Duluth
Inventory number
BH 58443 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 9, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 15, 2013: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler