BHC Newsflyer: May 8th 2020

Forest Hill High Bridge in California: Source of a Bizarre Suicide Attempt that ended in a Soft Landing. Photo taken by Craig Philpott in 1982.

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Due to technical issues and non-bridge related commitments, this is a backlog edition with this edition being from a week ago.

To listen to the podcast, click here: https://anchor.fm/jason-smith-bhc19/episodes/BHC-Newsflyer-8-May–2020-ee4srd

 

Articles with links:

Wartime Bridge Stories to Commemorate the Bridges that Played a Key Role in World War II

Article: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/2020/05/04/wartime-bridges-stories-of-bridges-and-their-roles-in-world-war-ii-now-being-collected-for-series/

Page: https://bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com/historic-bridges-in-the-news/

World War II Articles Via Flensburg Files (May 7th 2020 on):  https://flensburgerfiles.wordpress.com/2020/05/07/wartime-bridge-story-nr-1-the-tangermunde-crossing/  !: Page turner at the end of each article. Some links will take you to stories detailed.

 

Sulfur Fork Bridge nominated for the National Register

Article: https://clarksvillenow.com/local/port-royals-sulfur-fork-bridge-nominated-for-national-register-of-historic-places/

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/tn/montgomery/sulfur-fork/

Information on the Tobacco Wars:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Patch_Tobacco_Wars

 

Bynum Bridge Listed on the National Register

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/nc/chatham/bynum/

 

Grant to fix covered bridge in Tennessee

Article: https://wcyb.com/news/local/elizabethton-awarded-800000-grant-to-repair-covered-bridge

Bridge Info: https://bridgehunter.com/tn/carter/bh36947/

 

Kindee Bridge to be Repaired

Article: https://www.portnews.com.au/story/6748623/historic-suspension-bridge-at-kindee-undergoes-repairs/

Project Website: https://www.pmhc.nsw.gov.au/About-Us/What-Were-Up-To/Whats-Happening-Now/Wauchope-Hinterland-Projects/Kindee-Bridge

 

Suicide Attempts Ends in Soft Landing

Article: https://www.broadstreetbeacon.com/man-falls-off-forest-hill-bridge-after-accidentally-shooting-himself-while-on-heroin/?#

Bridge Info: http://bridgehunter.com/ca/placer/auburn-forest-hill/

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