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Lisa Gallagher

Lisa Gallagher

To Travel Photography and other hives 01/04/2016

I grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio and this lift bridge is iconic. The Ashtabula lift bridge (also known as the West Fifth Street bridge) is a Strauss bascule bridge that carries Ohio State Route 531 over the Ashtabula River in the harbor of Ashtabula, Ohio. It was constructed in 1925 by a Cleveland firm, Wendell P. Brown, for $179,000. The lifting action depends on electric motors and a massive concrete counterweight. It is one of only two of its type that remain in service in the state of Ohio,[2] and the only one extant in the state highway system.[3] In 1985 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] It was restored in 1986,
More about it on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashtabula_lift_bridge

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    02/04/2016 #2Lisa Gallagher
    Thanks to all for the shares!
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  2. Lisa Gallagher
    01/04/2016 #1Lisa Gallagher
    Photo belongs to me *Lisa Gallagher*
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