Missouri Route 66 association could own historic Gasconade River Bridge by spring — Route 66 News

The Route 66 Association of Missouri could take over ownership of the historic Route 66 Gasconade River Bridge near Hazelgreen by May or June. Gary Sosniecki wrote a report about the association’s winter meeting at Route 66 State Park in Eureka for the Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society. 42 more words

Missouri Route 66 association could own historic Gasconade River Bridge by spring — Route 66 News

Some good news for the Gasconade Bridge at Hazelgreen. 😊

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Campfire Stories: Goatman’s Bridge — McGee Travel Tales

It has been a while since I posted a Campfire Story! I really like doing these but sometimes they can be difficult and I want to do them right. This is one that I have wanted to do for a while and I finally found the right time. So, come on this – slightly – […]

Campfire Stories: Goatman’s Bridge — McGee Travel Tales

Coming Across a Rare Wood and Iron Truss Bridge — Bridges and Tunnels

Virginia has three combination wood and iron Pratt through trusses remaining over the James River. One of these is located in Eagle Rock. In May 1883, the Richmond & Allegheny Railroad Company agreed with the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors to build three bridges over the James River as part of the construction of its […]

Coming Across a Rare Wood and Iron Truss Bridge — Bridges and Tunnels

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What Matters Changes — Old Structures Engineering

While trawling through the HABS/HAER index, I came across “Partridge trusses.” I know a little bit about trusses and I’d never heard that term, so I followed up on it. Reuben Partridge was a carpenter based in Marysville, Ohio, near Columbus, with a career spanning from the 1830s to his death in 1900. He got a […]

What Matters Changes — Old Structures Engineering

Cellpic Sunday – The Old Bridge at Betanzos — Journeys with Johnbo

Gateway bridge to the city. Betanzos, Spain. Try as I might, I couldn’t find any information about this bridge that leads into the Spanish municipality of Betanzos. Even Wikipedia, often my resource of last resort failed me. Oh, there is plenty of information on the Internet about Betanzos, the population is around 13,000 residents. It […]

Cellpic Sunday – The Old Bridge at Betanzos — Journeys with Johnbo

Bridge Of Dreams — Make the Journey Fun

They call it the Bridge of Dreams because skeptics thought that turning a 370 foot long railroad bridge into a covered bridge was impossible. Turns out it was expensive but not impossible at all. Today, it’s the second longest covered bridge in Ohio, second only to this one up in Ashtabula County. It’s also the […]

Bridge Of Dreams — Make the Journey Fun

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Learning The Hard Way — Old Structures Engineering

That beauty in the photo is the 1883 Smithfield Street Bridge over the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh. The crenelated steel castle in the foreground is the end portal for the bridge; the actual bridge structure is a set of lenticular trusses visible above and the left of that green streetcar. (….)

Learning The Hard Way — Old Structures Engineering

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A bright blue iron bridge — Roadtirement

Normally old iron truss bridges are painted in shades of green. Not this one, Shelby County Bridge #117 on CR 600 S. Bridgehunter.com has a 2010 photo showing a rusty green, but a 2016 shot shows a shiny bright blue paint job. Approaching on CR 600S The first bridge over Conn’s Creek at this location […]

A bright blue iron bridge — Roadtirement

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1962: “Dedicated Under Umbrellas” – A New Bridge Opens in Washington, D.C. — Transportation History

January 26, 1962 The George Mason Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C., made its debut in the midst of rainy weather. Washington Post reporter Paul Schuette noted that this newest structure to cross the Potomac River and connect the nation’s capital with Arlington, Virginia, “was dedicated under umbrellas” on that Friday afternoon. Schuette also stated, “More […]

1962: “Dedicated Under Umbrellas” – A New Bridge Opens in Washington, D.C. — Transportation History

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