BHC Newsflyer: 22 May 2021

Overview of the Cascade Bridge. Photo taken by Quinn Phelan


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Bridge inspector who last documented the DeSoto Bridge in Memphis has been fired, charges expected

Bridge collapse in Hannover, Germany during construction with one person dead.

Coalition formed to preserve the Alexandra Bridge in Canada

German tanker destroys bridge in the Netherlands, captain arrested

Pedestrian bridge in Massachusetts to be rehabbed

And a fuzzy through truss bridge in Kansas has been removed.

Plus an update on the Cascade Bridge in Burlington, Iowa

And birthday wishes for a newspaper in the German state of Saxony.


Happy Birthday to the Chemnitz Free Press on your 75 years of news coverage in the region! 🙂


Berwick Artists — The Thrifty Traveller

A while ago I wrote a post about artist L S Lowry‘s association with Berwick-upon-Tweed. He was not the only artist to have connections with Berwick, a picturesque town which has inspired more than its share of painters over the centuries. I have researched a few of them and here is a small sample. Joseph […]

Berwick Artists — The Thrifty Traveller