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- Chambers Ford Bridge for Sale. Any Takers? April 17, 2014Belle Plaine, Iowa- Tama County: one of many Iowa counties that has more than two dozen pre-1945 bridges left in the state. This includes the steel truss Black Bridge spanning the Iowa River and the Lincoln Highway Bridge near Toledo, … Continue reading → […]firstname.lastname@example.org
- How to teach Infrastructural History in School April 4, 2014Joint Article with Sister Column: In connection with Files’ series on In School in Germany. More on the series can be found here. History- a subject that goes beyond borders and looks at things that we never knew about, … Continue reading → […]email@example.com
- Otranto Bridge in Iowa Gone! March 13, 2014Whereabouts of Historic Bridge in Mitchell County after Reported Dismantling Unknown. The Otranto Bridge, spanning the Cedar River at St. Angsar, was unique because of its unusual truss design- the Camelback Pennsylvania Petit, one of two remaining in Iowa, according … Continue reading → […]firstname.lastname@example.org
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Spanning the Tennessee River at Scottsboro, Alabama, the BB Comer Bridge represents a classic example of a cantilever truss bridge that is traditionally a target of progress, especially in light of the Minneapolis Bridge disaster six and a half … Continue reading
Swing bridges have become a rare commodity on our roads today. Built using a center pier designed to turn the span at a 90° angle, most of them were built using mostly Howe, Lattice, Baltimore or even Warren trusses. There … Continue reading
Before I go into the topic on K-truss bridges, the second of many to come in a series on unusual bridge designs, I would like to tell you how I managed to come across this bridge, located over the Monongahela … Continue reading
It had served US 1 for 71 years and has been standing for a total of 82 years. Now, a piece of Maine’s history is coming … Continue reading
Neglect and Mother Nature brought this bridge down last week If there was a word that should be added to the historic preservation glossary, it would be Neglect. A process of ignoring the needs of a structure with the consequence … Continue reading
All eyes seem to be focused on the Midwest for this year’s conferences and tours dealing with architecture, history and preservation. Apart from the ISPC Conference last month in Michigan and the upcoming Historic Bridge Weekend Conference in Iowa in … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered how many historic bridges that were in dire state that they were candidates for demolition but were fully restored to look like it was brand new? Every year since 2009, Lansing Community College and Vern … Continue reading
Midwestern Bridges take center stage, Cooper and Newlon win Lifetime Legacy, Thuringia on the map for Best Kept Secret After the last of the votes have been tallied, it is now time for the results of the Bridgehunter’s Chronicles’ Othmar … Continue reading
This mystery bridge article starts off with a pop quiz- three questions to be exact: 1. What bridges do you know that are named after a politician? 2. Which was the very first bridge that was named after a … Continue reading