A list of bascule bridges by country:

Australia

The Grafton Bridge (New South Wales) over the Clarence River showing the Bascule span lifted to let shipping through(Postcard from about 1932; The "Southern Cross" aeroplane has been added to the photograph.)
The Grafton Bridge (New South Wales) over the Clarence River showing the Bascule span lifted to let shipping through(Postcard from about 1932; The "Southern Cross" aeroplane has been added to the photograph.)

Belgium

Open Boulevard Bridge with the Nijverheid Bridge in the background
Open Boulevard Bridge with the Nijverheid Bridge in the background

Canada

China

Croatia

Denmark

Finland

The Lauttasaari bridge
The Lauttasaari bridge

France

Sadi-Carnot Bridge, Sète, Hérault
Sadi-Carnot Bridge, Sète, Hérault

Germany

Ireland

India

Indonesia

Japan

Blue Wing Moji with Shimonoseki Port in foreground at the Moji-ko Retro District, Kitakyūshū
Blue Wing Moji with Shimonoseki Port in foreground at the Moji-ko Retro District, Kitakyūshū

Korea

Aerial view of Yeongdo Bridge, Busan
Aerial view of Yeongdo Bridge, Busan

Malaysia

Netherlands

Note that in Dutch basculebrug only refers to bascule bridges that have their counterweight rigidly connected to the bridge deck. If there is a hinged connection, it's referred to as ophaalbrug (literally "drawbridge"). This list lists both, and is incomplete as there are many such bridges in the Netherlands.

New Zealand

Norway

Tønsberg Canal Bridge, Tønsberg, Vestfold
Tønsberg Canal Bridge, Tønsberg, Vestfold

Portugal

Russia

Night view of Palace Bridge is one of the most familiar images of the Northern capital of Russia
Night view of Palace Bridge is one of the most familiar images of the Northern capital of Russia

South Africa

Swing bridge in foreground with bascule bridge in background at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Swing bridge in foreground with bascule bridge in background at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Spain

Sweden

Thailand

Turkey

United Kingdom

Pero's Bridge is a bascule bridge over Bristol Harbour. The two horns are counterweights to assist with opening.
Pero's Bridge is a bascule bridge over Bristol Harbour. The two horns are counterweights to assist with opening.

United States

(Alphabetical by state)

References

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  2. ^ "Lord Selkirk Bridge (McNaughton Avenue Bridge) - HistoricBridges.org".
  3. ^ "Heritage Port Home page".
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  6. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. MA-38, "Congress Street Bascule Bridge"
  7. ^ "Ferry Street Lift Bridge".
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-04-29. Retrieved 2006-03-17.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)