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Photos: State Street Bridge

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Any photos without a photo credit caption were taken by: Nathan Holth.

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Elevation from southeast quadrant.

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Elevation from southwest quadrant.

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Views beside bridge from southwest quadrant.

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Elevation from northwest quadrant.

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Elevation from northeast quadrant.

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HDR Photo: Elevation from northeast quadrant.

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Elevation from northeast quadrant. The slight green color is from the St. Patrick's day river dying, but it wasn't as brilliant this far down the river.

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Elevation from southeast quadrant, bridge in raised position.

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Oblique views of bridge, bridge in raised position, from southeast quadrant.

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Oblique views of deck, bridge in raised position, from southeast quadrant.

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Portal view facing northbound.

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Portal views facing northbound, bridge in raised position.

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Oblique view from southeast quadrant, bridge in raised position.

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HDR Photos: Oblique view from southeast quadrant, bridge in raised position.

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View from beside roadway, bridge in raised position view from southwest quadrant.

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View from beside roadway, bridge partially raised, view from southwest quadrant.

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East elevation.

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Bridge being lowered, distant east elevation.

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Northern leaf in raised position, view from southeast quadrant.

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Oblique view from southwest quadrant.

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Views of truss web.

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View on west sidewalk facing north.

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Deck overview.

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Sometimes a bascule bridge gets "stuck" and will not lift. This problem often occurs during hot weather which causes the bridge's metal to expand too much. Here, fire trucks and boats are hosing the bridge down with cold water in an attempt to get the metal to contract so the bridge can lift.

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HDR photo: Fire boat hosing down bridge.

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