Types of structure (1)

Published on 29 February 2008
The different types of structure on waterways
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Top row: A canal-bridge; An inclined plane
Middle row: A draw-bridge; A vertical lift bridge
Bottom row: The Briare canal-bridge; The Riquewal warping tug; A bascule bridge

Waterways are marked out by specific types of structures. These are frequently remarkable, even exceptional. We shall now present a few of them.