SOC = Strauss Overhead Counterweight
"On February 28, 1955, the counterweight fell off the Chelsea Creek drawbridge, taking the bridge permanently out of service." [BridgeHunter]
|Douglas Butler posted|
From The Strauss Bascule Bridge Co Bridgehunter.com B&A Railroad Strauss Overhead Counterweight Bascule Bridge was removed completely due to a counterweight failure in Chelsea, MA.
Dennis DeBruler: https://bridgehunter.com/ma/suffolk/bh57986/
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