The Bridges Of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (USA)

When you go out and hunt for bridges, it is not rare to find a city that has a pocket full of antique bridges. What I mean for antique bridges in this case are structures built prior to the second World War, which one can find at least a third of them in most cities…
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Eggners Ferry Bridge Reopened: But For How Long?

There have been a lot of events that took place this past Memorial Day weekend that deal with historic bridges. One of course was the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, which was attended by tens of thousands of locals, photographers, reporters and pontists. The other celebration was…
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The Linz Railway Bridge: At The End Of Its Useful Life- What’s Next?

Located along the Danube River in the state of Upper Austria in Austria, the city of Linz, with a population of over 188,000 inhabitants, is one of the largest tourist destinations in the Alps region. One can travel into the mountains and end up skiing in 30 minutes, or visit its historic city center to…
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Mystery Bridge Number 2: Twin Bridges Separated?

Author’s Note: This bridge belongs to a series being constructed on the bridges of the Greater Eau Claire-Menonomie-Chippewa Falls area based on a recent visit by fellow pontist John Marvig, whose articles as a guest columnist will follow this one. Downsville Railroad Bridge over the Red Cedar River on the Red Cedar River Trail in…
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Bridgehunter’s Chronicles Newsflyer: 10 May 2012

  May and June are perhaps one of the busiest months when it comes to historic preservation and bridges in general. A lot of important events are coming up that will provide people with a chance to either visit the historic bridge as part of their travel itinerary or take part in some contests and…
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