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The Red Rock cantilever bridge over the Colorado river, with a centre span of 660 ft.
The cantilever rests on two river piers 120 ft. apart, centre to centre.
The great cantilever bridges have been erected in the same way, and they are specially adapted for erection by building out.
The cantilever and suspended girder types are as economical and free from uncertainty as to the stresses.
In long-span bridges the cantilever system permits erection by building out, which is economical and sometimes necessary.
Instead of cableways there were great cantilever cranes built of structural steel.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN
Young Corliss, then twenty-one years of age, proposed to build a cantilever bridge.
At Warburton the roadway has been carried over a high level bridge, on the cantilever principle.
He has finally thrown a great cantilever over it, from Manhattan to Long Island.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
In the cantilever, two giant trusses are cunningly balanced upon string supporting towers.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD

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