South Branch Chicago River at near Canal St.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Panther in the Den
N 41° 51.331 W 087° 38.223
16T E 447121 N 4633930
Quick Description: Big and beautiful. :) Thanks to MapLady for the 'Heads Up' on the category!
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2006 7:44:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM5V0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member familygeo
Views: 62

Long Description:


The vertical lift bridge has a tower at each end of its span. Cables attached to ends of the span pass over pulleys at the top of the towers and are fastened to counterweights that equal the weight of the span. The span moves up and down like an elevator.
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