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The Bridges of King County Through the Lens of T. P. Blum: 1931 - 1934

Drawbridge

A drawbridge is a bridge that can be moved to allow tall vessels or vehicles to pass through or to prevent crossing. The bascule bridge, shown below, operates through the use of a counterweight that continuously balances the span throughout its upwards swing.

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South Park Bridge, 14th/16th Avenues S: Duwamish River, June 6, 1932. (Series 474, Bridge Number 3179. Section 34, Township 24N, Range 4E.)

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