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Drypool Bridge (Hull)

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July 2017
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One of the two rack and pinion sets can be seen here
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Showing the connection between the rack and the bascule
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Counterweight
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The bridge was repainted in 2017 to commemorate John Venn

The present Drypool bridge is a Scherzer-type rolling bascule bridge, constructed in 1961.


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