Saturday, November 19, 2022

1919-1955 Lost/Boston & Albany SOC Bridge over Chelsea Creek at Chelsea, MA

(Bridge Hunter; no Historic Bridges; Satellite)

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 B&A Railroad Strauss Overhead Counterweight Bascule Bridge was removed completely due to a counterweight failure in Chelsea, MA.
Dennis DeBruler

Photo via Cleveland State University Book via BridgeHunter, License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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