Bridgehunter Chronicles Supports The Victims Of Superstorm Sandy

We have seen many disaster films where megastorms, whether they are hurricanes, snowstorms, sandstorms or a combination of them and then some burrow in on the cities, destroying buildings, places of interest and the lives of thousands of people. The film that depicted the wrath of Mother Nature at its worst and is still one…
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Presidential Elections And Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview With James Garvin

This article is the second part of the series on the dire state of New Hampshire’s historic bridges and its connection with historic bridge preservation policies and the upcoming Presidential election in November. While the first part focused on the dire state of historic bridge preservation policies based on the interview with Rep. Steve Lindsey…
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Presidential Elections And Historic Bridge Preservation Part II: New Hampshire’s Historic Bridges

Memorial Bridge at Portsmouth. A 1923 vertical lift through truss bridge that was demolished in February 2012. Photo taken by Craig Hanchey   This is the first of two parts dealing with the US Presidential Elections, Historic Bridge Preservation and in this case, New Hampshire. One of the original 13 colonies of the United States,…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 14: A Draw Bridge With Valuable History

The mystery bridge is in connection with the article on the Bridges of Friedrichstadt in western Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. The article will be posted as soon as all the information has been gathered. Friedrichstadt, a town of 2,300 that is located seven kilometers south of Husum, may be a typical small town in Schleswig-Holstein…
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Moderne Ou Historique? The Newly Rebuilt Sutliff Bridge

What is modern and what is historic, when we look at bridges in general? This question is very difficult because it is based on the individual bridge and its appearance. Sometimes we cross a truss bridge that looks as old as the oldest members of the Baby Boomer generation (between 67 and 70 years ofn…
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