The amazing drawbridges of New York

Interestingly, there are around 30 drawbridges that connect Manhattan to one of the other New York boroughs.

This is what they call an elevated drawbridge, because the center piece elevates. I am not sure which one this is – and I haven’t been bothered to look it up!

And this one is called a swing bridge – although if you ask me, rotating bridge is a more apt name: