The Eads Bridge was practically a double series of cantilevers balancing on the towers.
The girders over the second and fourth spans are extended as cantilevers over the adjoining spans.
The middle girders are 120 ft. in length and attached to the cantilevers by links.
The centre girder may be built on the cantilevers and rolled into place or lifted from the water-level.
As the old watchman again raised the cantilevers, Penny studied his every move.
A boat with a high cabin could not possibly go through when the cantilevers were down.
These pipes acted as cantilevers, and were in two parts, a 2½-in.
The cantilevers rest on two gigantic steel towers, standing on massive stone piers 39 feet high.
The logical method of reinforcing these cantilevers is by inserting vertical steel in the tension side.
In this case the shore ends of the cantilevers are anchored to the abutments.