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Overview: bridge with deck partially removed.
Details: bridge with deck partially removed.
Loosening the south bearing.
Loosening the north bearing.
Preparing an attempt to lift the bridge off onto the ground.
Failed attempt to lift the bridge off onto the ground.
More deck stringers removed to reduce weight.
Removing the railing.
Cutting lateral bracing.
Another failed attempt to lift the bridge.
Sway bracing removal.
Portal bracing removal.
Only one portal brace left.
A pile of bracing on what is left of the deck.
Bracing in the river.
Lifting out a sway brace.
Lifting out a portal brace.
Empty end post.
Removing the final portal bracing.
Bridge immediately after bring knocked into the river.
Parts of the bridge immediately after bring knocked into the river.
Bridge remains after being dragged about a bit.
Overview of bridge after being dropped in the river.
Lifting parts out.
A large section of truss is lifted.
A section of truss lifted out.
Removing top chord / end posts.
Removing a floor beam.
Trusses after removal of many parts.
Remains of the top chord and end post.
Remains of truss connections.
A robin searches for its nest, presumed to have been in the top chord.
The center section of deck is lifted out.
Once a historic bridge: now a pile of scrap metal in a dumpster.
Replacement bridge construction.
Before and after comparisons.