Bridge tender's house
A bridge tender's house is a structure near or upon a moveable bridge from which a bridge tender may operate the bridge and monitor river traffic, and in which he may reside. It may contain the controls and the mechanicals to operate the bridge.
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- CHICAGO RIVER BASCULE BRIDGE, WELLS STREET BRIDGE, HAER No. IL-52 (PDF) (Report). National Park Service. Retrieved 28 April 2017.