Machinery Counterweight Bridge Tower

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Machinery counterweight bridge tower bridges are the drive machinery mounted on the bridge tower of a Strauss heel trunnion and any heel trunnion built between 1914 to 1930 and late 1950, like a Brown type and the pinion carrier on the counterweight bridge tower.

Ashtabula Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1925 by the Fort Pitt Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1986
Movable through truss bridge over Ashtabula River on West Fifth Street (OH 531) in Ashtabula
Open to traffic

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1956
Abandoned bridge over Cuyahoga River on former B&O Railroad line
Derelict/abandoned

B&OCT - South Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Belleville Turnpike Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1914 by the Strauss Bascule Bridge Co.; replaced 2003
Lost through truss bascule bridge over Passaic River on NJ 7 in Belleville/North Arlington/Kearny
No longer exists

BNSF - Duwamish River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1928
Single leaf bascule bridge over Duwamish River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Salmon Bay Bridge No. 4 (King County, Washington)
Built 1913
Warren through truss bridge over Salmon Bay on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

CCC&StL - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1920 ; Removed 1988
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Cincinnatti & St Louis Railroad
No longer exists

Chelsea Street Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1936, Rehabilitated in 1983.
Bascule bridge over Chelsea River on Chelsea Street in Boston
Replaced by a new bridge

China Basin Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1932
Pratt truss variant Bascule bridge over China Basin on Third Street in San Francisco
Open to traffic

CSX - Altamaha River Bridge (Wayne County, Georgia)
Built 1914
Warren through truss bridge over Altamaha River on Csx Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Buffalo River Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built in 1913
Warren through truss bridge over Buffalo River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - CP Draw (Erie County, New York)
Built 1915
Bridge over Buffalo River on Csx Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1918
Baltimore through truss bridge over the Barge Canal (Erie Canal) between Tonawanda and North Tonawanda
Open to traffic

CSX - Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Co.
Bascule bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on former Almonaster Ave. in New Orleans
Open to rail traffic; closed to vehicular traffic

DL&W - Lower Buffalo River Drawbridge (Erie County, New York)
Built in 1913
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Buffalo Creek on Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Removed

Erie - NX Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1922, taken out of service 1977
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville) (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1925, replaced a single-track swing bridge originally built in 1890
Through truss bridge w/Strauss Trunnion bascule lift span over St. Johns River in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

Florida Avenue Bridge (Old) (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation; replaced 2005
Bascule bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on former Florida Avenue in New Orleans
Replaced by new bridge

Freeport Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1955
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River in Sacramento
Open to traffic

Henry Ford Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1923-24; Replaced 1996
Bridge over Cerritos Channel on Los Angles Harbor Belt Railway
Demolished and replaced.

IC - Galena River Bridge (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Galena River on Illinois Central Railroad
Collapsed

Islais Creek Bridge (Old) (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1915 ; replaced in 1945
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Islais Creek on Third Street/Kentucky Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Isleton Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1953
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on CA 160
Open to traffic

NP - Lake Washington Canal Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1914 ; removed in 1976
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Lake Washington Canal on Northern Pacific Railroad
No longer exists

NS - Rouge River Bridge (S) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1923
Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Seabrook Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1920
Warren through truss bridge over Industrial Canal
Open to traffic

Old Dix Road Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913, Replaced 1927
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Dix Road
Replaced by a new bridge

PAL - Green River Bridge (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky)
Replaced a 1870's Swing Bridge, Built 1931 for the Paducah & Louisville Railway by the Virginia Bridge Company.
Through truss bridge over Green River on Paducah & Louisville Railway
Open to traffic

Rio Vista Bascule Bridge (Solano County, California)
Built 1919; replaced 1960
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Sacramento River on CA-12
Replaced by a new bridge

Sacramento River Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1952
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on CA 160
Open to traffic

SCL - Hilton Drawbridge (Old) (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built in 1914 ; replaced 1971
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cape Fear River on Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

South Front Street Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1974; mostly destroyed by flash flooding 2018
Lost single-leaf truss bascule bridge over Elizabeth River on South Front Street in Elizabeth
Bascule span and truss superstructure destroyed by flash flooding on April 16, 2018. Some substructure elements reportedly remain damaged but intact

Spencer Island Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1914, moved here in 1993
Warren through truss bridge over Union Slough on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1919, original length was 260 ft. -- later shortened to 220 ft. in 1930
Railroad Baltimore trough truss bascule bridge over the Chicago River near downtown Chicago
Open to traffic

St. Claude Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation as a combination rail/highway bridge; later converted to an all highway bridge
Bascule through truss bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on St. Claude Avenue (LA Hwy 46)
Open to traffic

Steamboat Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1953
Bascule bridge over Steamboat Slough on CA 160
Open to traffic

UP - Bayou Plaquemine Railroad Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss Railroad bridge over Bayou Plaquimine
Open to traffic

UP - Deering Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
1950
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on Walnut Grove Crossing in Walnut Grove
Open to traffic

Wishkah River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 2003
Bascule bridge over Wishkah River on US 12 in Aberdeen
Open to traffic