This photograph shows the cable anchor which holds the suspension bridge. The main forces in a suspension bridge are tension in the main cables and compression in the pillars. Almost all the force on the pillars is vertically downward. The suspension cables are anchored at each end of the bridge, since any load applied to the bridge is transformed into tension in these main cables. As the weight of automobiles was placed on the bridge, is would move several feet up and down. It is the only exisiting suspension bridge in Utah. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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