The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

So, there‚Äôs actually a person making the bridge open and close? Yep. I get that a lot. Nice to meet you. While there are some automated drawbridges out there (mostly railroad bridges in remote locations with little or no pedestrian traffic), the vast majority of drawbridges have a human operator. Safety is our primary concern, …

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