Drawbridge

A drawbridge is a type of movable bridge typically associated with the entrance of a castle surrounded by a moat. The term is often used to describe all different types of movable bridges, like bascule bridges and lift bridges.

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Somerset Bridge, Bermuda
... the mainland in the western parish of Sandys, Somerset Bridge is reputedly the smallest working drawbridge in the world ... The entire width of the drawbridge measures 22 inches (56 cm) ... A captain must wait for a passer-by to assist in opening the drawbridge ...
Château De Gevrey-Chambertin - History
... The southwest entrance was composed of a stone bridge, and further a drawbridge, flanked by two square towers ... parts of the original buildings are the drawbridge (considering that one of the towers and the drawbridge system are lacking), the big square tower, and the living quarters next to the drawbridge ...
Prescott Drawbridge
... The Prescott Drawbridge, also called the Point Douglas Drawbridge is a steel girder bridge with a double-leaf drawbridge section ... The roadbed of the drawbridge span is a steel grate ... This is the only drawbridge in the Minneapolis-St.Paul area ...
Drawbridge, California
... Drawbridge (formerly, Saline City) is a ghost town with an abandoned railroad station located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay on Station Island, now a part of the ... Drawbridge was created by the narrow-gauge South Pacific Coast Railroad on Station Island in 1876 and consisted of one small cabin for the operator of the railroad's two drawbridges crossing Mud Creek ... The drawbridges were removed long ago ...
Cortland Street Drawbridge
... The Cortland Street Drawbridge (originally known as the Clybourn Place drawbridge) over the Chicago River is the original Chicago-style fixed-trunnion ...