BHC Pic Of The Week 2

This pic was taken as the cyclist was crossing the Zellstoff Bridge, spanning the Zwickau Mulde River north of the city of Zwickau in the German state of Saxony. This bridge used to be a railroad crossing taking the line to one of the mines nearby. Following its shutdown during the Reunification process, the bridge…
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Climb Brisbane’s Story Bridge! Here’s Why It’s A Must Do- Guest Column

Bridge climbing is like rock climbing in a way. People engaging in this hobby must have nerves of steel to scale the geometrical structures that shape the city skyline. They are mostly straight or circular (or both) and not uneven. Bridge climbing can be an individual or a family affair, pending on the bridge and…
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Saving The Bockau Arch Bridge: Day 6- Gearing Up For The Big Show

The chips are falling into place. State representatives have been invited. Examples of restored historic bridges being restored are being collected, together with the costs. The motivation and the ideas towards saving the bridge is running sky-high. And since yesterday, the signatures on the petition to save the bridge and facebook likes are coming in…
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HYB: Cedar Grove Bridge In Indiana

A few years ago, a fellow historian named Satolli Glasmeyer came up with an interesting concept that was short and sweet and would give the viewers a short overview of the historic places on video- not to mention an incentive to visit them on their next road trip. History in Your Own Backyard focuses on…
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BHC Pic Of The Week Nr. 1

Beginning this month, the Chronicles will present a pic of the week, where the author will have a display of the finest photos of historic bridges that were photographed and posted either on Facebook, Instagram or even Flickr. They will be posted every Friday as the weekends are made for bridge photography, old and new,…
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