- Mystery Bridge Nr. 24: The Red Rock Bridges
- Newsflyer: 15 May 2013
- Waldo-Hancock Bridge Coming Down
- Traer Bridge to be replaced by loggers.
- Name that bridge type: A mystery bridge made of salt.
- Loving ode to bridge poets: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- Waldo Hancock Suspension Bridge coming down- but how?
Tag Archives: restoration
Our next mystery bridge is also one whose bridge type is to be identified. But before mentioning anymore about it, let us clarify what this bridge is all about. First of all, it is not made of salt, nor was … Continue reading
Located northeast of Little Rock, the Judsonia Bridge, spanning the Little Red River, is one of the last treasures left in the State of Arkansas, and one that makes the small community of Judsonia (near Searcy) proud to have as … 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
A few days ago, German Public TV Channel ZDF, one of two stations based in Berlin, released a documentary on bridges in general for children. Loewenzahn (which is German for Dandelion), with its star Fritz Fuchs and his faithful companion … Continue reading
In spite of the gloom and doom that we have seen with historic bridges lately, there is a glimmer of hope for some that did receive a new life. For the Big Four Bridge, spanning the Ohio River in Louisville, … Continue reading
Historic bridge preservation can take on various form. While some bridges are sandblasted and repainted, some bridge parts are welded together to make them look like they were just recently built. And as the need for welders for preservation projects … Continue reading
The Erie Canal: One of the greatest landmarks of civil engineering in the United States and the world. Built in 1825, the canal is 584 kilometers long, extending from Albany, the … Continue reading
As the month of November comes to an end, so will be the month where all kinds of crazy events that has happened, which has to do with historic bridges and ways to preserve or destroy them. Apart from the … Continue reading
To start off this column, I would like to start with a quote in connection with the results of the Presidential Elections: “When you give someone a Herculean task, which takes a lot of time to complete, you do not … Continue reading
The votes have been counted. The decision has been made. We have our man for the job as President of the United States for the next four years- Barack Obama. While it is appropriate to congratulate him on his … Continue reading