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A COUNTERBALANCED DRAWBRIDGE. There is a new railroad bridge over the Morris Canal between the towns of .Tersey City and Lafayette, N. J., which from its simple const, ruction and easy manipu lation i� worthy of notice. The draw of the bridge, which is about 25 ft. long, is manipulated by haUll power. The entire lellgth of the bridge is 55 ft. The principle of operation is clearly shown in the accompa nying illustration. The weight of the draw being about three tons, two count.erbalanceddoi:10.1038/scientificamerican11291890-345 fatcat:dhgokxu3cneulptj3o3z2oxpq4