Penning The Loving Ode To Bridge Poets

A few years ago at Christmas time, my wife surprised me with something that she spent many months compiling but was one that was worth the project and I still read to this day: a collection of photos of bridges in Geneva, Switzerland, and with them, a collection of poems that were gathered and added,…
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Mystery Bridge Update: The Horn’s Ferry Bridge And Others

Also: Another potential Mystery Bridge in Marion County gone by floods. With plans wrapped up for the Historic Bridge Weekend and the events to take place in Marion County, combined with the plan to pay a loving ode to another historic bridge in Germany, a couple people brought the Horn’s Ferry Bridge up to my…
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What To Do With A HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge In Minneapolis

The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota’s historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near Columbia Height, this five span Warren through truss bridge with riveted connections is one of the last bridges of its kind to span the…
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Newsflyer 24 April 2013

          Newsflyer:  24 April, 2013 Historic International Crossing spared Terrorist Attack, Two Historic Bridges lost to Flooding, One Bridge with connection to Internationally Renowned Bridge Coming Down There has been a lot of action that took place in the US this past week, which included an unprecedented series of explosions- two…
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Mystery Bridge 22: A Truss Bridge Made Of Wood

Here’s a quiz for you: How many of you had either a set of Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, or something similar to that, when you were a child growing up? And if so, what kinds of things did you build with your set?  I remember when I was growing up, I used to build human…
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