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Photos: Canal Street Railroad Bridge

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Elevation from Canal Street Bridge.

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Elevation from Ping Tom Park.

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Elevation from Ping Tom Park with various trains on bridge.

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A sequence of photos from Ping Tom Park, showing bridge in half-raised position being lowered.

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Distant elevation from Ping Tom Park.

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Elevation from Ping Tom Park with reflections.

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Truss elevation.

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Views beside bridge from Ping Tom Park.

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Portal views.

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Oblique views.

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Photo Credit: Steve Conro

West elevation.

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Views of truss.

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Towers.

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Views of top of tower.

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Views of base of tower.

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Mechanical building.

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Views of the towers.

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Views of sections of the truss.

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Top chord connections.

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Bottom chord connections.

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Vertical member.

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Diagonal member.

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Bottom chord.

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Top chord.

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Bridgetender building.

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Tower connections.

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Mechanical details at top of tower.

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Cable and pulley system details on bridge, running from bridgetender building to end of truss.

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Bearing.

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Counterweight.

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Chains for the counterweight.

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Cable attachment to counterweight.

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Built-up beams on tower.

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Roller system for truss on tower.

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Detail at top of tower, with a pin connection visible.

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