Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf In California?

To start off this article, let’s begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of the century (basically, up to 1900)? If so, where was it located, who built it, and when…
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Another Des Moines Historic Bridge Slated For The Dumpster?

Waterworks Park Bridge targeted for replacement with a larger bridge. Plan not yet finalized. As the fight has started to save the Green Bridge at 5th Avenue over the Raccoon River, the days of another historic bridge located upstream may be numbered. If rumors hold true, the Waterworks Park Bridge, located at the park bearing…
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