This bridge is an outstanding example of a center pier railway swing bridge. Its only shortcoming is that it no longer is used by trains and remains in the open position to allow boats to navigate the waterway. In this abandoned state, the bridge appears to have been left in place for its heritage value. It is easily visible from and as such is a major visual attraction for the Rotary Greenway Trail, which crosses the waterway near this bridge.
A close examination of this bridge was not possible, but it appears to be a rim-bearing type of swing bridge, based on the large circular girder that appears to rest on the center pier.
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