Interview With Kaitlin O’shea (Preservation In Pink)

  Every column needs a mascot, logo or a slogan, something that stands out in the eyes of the readers and one that shows significance to the themes we cover in society.  The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles has logo with the beloved Fehmarn Bridge in Germany, and the slogan: Preserving our past for the future, bridge by…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 76: Iron Suspension Bridge Near A Church In Arkansas

The 76th mystery bridge in the series takes us two states down to the state of Arkansas. This derelict suspension bridge was recently discovered by Jeremy Lance, and some information is needed for this structure. The bridge spans Reed Creek on the northeast side of a low water crossing just south of township road 2400…
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Röhrensteg To Be Rehabilitated

    500-year old covered bridge will receive a much-needed, total makeover next year. ZWICKAU, GERMANY- It is one of two prized structures spanning the Mulde River that deserves international recognition. However, it is not only the oldest bridge in Zwickau, but the only known bridge of its kind on the globe. The Röhrensteg was…
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2016 Ammann Awards Still Being Taken

  Since the start of September, the Bridgehunter’s Chronicles has been taking entries for this year’s Othmar H. Ammann Awards. The early entries have to do with two events we are commemorating. The first one is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Register of Historic Places and 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.…
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Mystery Bridge Nr. 75: Beloit Bridge In Iowa

The 75th mystery bridge in the Chronicles takes us to a small but empty town of Beloit, in northwestern Iowa. Located on the Big Sioux River just east of Canton, Beloit was founded in the 1880s and was once a bustling community of almost 2,000 inhabitants. It used to be famous for its state children’s…
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