Preserved In A Name — Old Structures Engineering

That’s a picture of the Macombs* Dam Bridge over the Harlem River. It’s 123 years old and has two main spans: a swing bridge over the river (that rotates to clear the channel, if needed) and a truss over the low-lying land on the Bronx shore (occupied for a long time by railroad tracks). “Dam […]

Preserved In A Name — Old Structures Engineering