|The Bridge of Sighs|
|Tower Bridge, London, England - Built 1886-94|
It's a combined bascule and suspension bridge.
|The Main Street Bridge crossing the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida.|
It's a lift bridge, with the center section rising straight up.
Jacksonville is located in far northeast Florida (U.S.), near the Atlantic Ocean. The river is wide at this point.
The bridge over the Royal Gorge, Colorado (U.S.) towers 955 feet (291 m) above the Arkansas River. I was happy to be down at ground level, riding a train, instead of up on that bridge!
And here's film from 1940 showing "Galloping Gertie." These days, two one-way bridges span the Tacoma Narrows Strait of Puget Sound, Washington (U.S.) and I'm sure they're sturdy. But visions of Gertie still pop into my head every time I drive across.
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