Swing Bridges

Drawbridges that open and close to river craft by rotating around a central pier.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3351
Names
swing bridges
swing bridge
bridges, swing
swing drawbridges
swivel bridges
draaibruggen Dutch
draaibrug Dutch
puentes giratorios Spanish
puente giratorio Spanish
puente oscilante Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007861. The J. Paul Getty Trust.