Mystery Bridge(s) Nr. 80: The Waldenburg Canal Bridges

This mystery bridge article takes us back to western Saxony and a village northeast of Glauchau called Waldenburg. With a population of close to 5,000 inhabitants, the town is located on the western bank of the Zwickauer Mulde, has a beautiful castle and historic city center, as well as an international European School. A link…
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A.H. Austin Of Webster City, Iowa

During the summer of 1998, I embarked on a bridgehunting tour along six rivers in northern Iowa, among them the Des Moines River. Before splitting into the East and West Forks, the river literally cut the state and its capital Des Moines into two up until Frank Gotch Park south of Humboldt. Then before entering…
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The Bridges Of Glauchau (Saxony), Germany

Author’s note: I had to revise this tour guide as I learned that there were four bridges that needed to be added on there, plus six other bridges that had significant information that warranted editing. Henceforth, I’m presenting you an excerpt on Glauchau’s bridges with a link at the end that will take you to…
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Updates On The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles

New Photo Apps and other changes to make the online column more attractive. JENA, GERMANY-  Two weeks after introducing the Bridge Builder’s page for the Bridgehunter’s Chronicles’ wordpress page, the column has expanded to include several apps with the purpose to better address the audience. Some of the new features the Chronicles has available for…
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Draschwitz Bridge Near Zeitz, Germany

Location: White Elster River in the village of Draschwitz, 7 kilometers north of Zeitz in the state of Saxony-Anhalt Built: 1891-2; Damaged during World War II in 1945, Rebuilt in 1946, Restored in 1999/2000 Type: Parker Pony Truss with subdivisions Length:  ca. 30 meters Status: Open to traffic on a weight limit of 6 tons…
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