R. E. Nutt, Engineer, Part 2 — Memorial Swinging Bridge Project

Part 1 of our saga focuses on R.E. Nutt’s commitment to the bridge named “Memorial.” You can find that piece HERE. Photo courtesy of the Pulaski County Public Library. The Professional Saga of Mr. Nutt A search of draft records during the WWI era discovered Mr. Nutt had registered for the draft in Pulaski County […]

R. E. Nutt, Engineer, Part 2 — Memorial Swinging Bridge Project

A bridge to nowhere, or somewhere? — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

Woodson Suspension Bridge over the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, Shackelford County I am sometimes reminded that life is like an old bridge. It has structure and form, a path and direction, and varying methods of support, aesthetics, damage, and repairs. In traveling, we may have obstacles in our path, whether overgrown trees or […]

A bridge to nowhere, or somewhere? — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

Along the Thames: Hungerford and Golden Jubilee Bridges — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

Charing Cross Charing Cross Station is the access point for trains crossing the Thames on the Hungerford Bridge. This bridge was opened in 1864. In 2002, the Golden Jubilee footbridges were opened on either side of the Hungerford. The R. L. Hispaniola is a docked boat serving as a restaurant and bar. Partially visible on […]

Along the Thames: Hungerford and Golden Jubilee Bridges — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

R. E. Nutt, Engineer, Part 1 — Memorial Swinging Bridge Project

A little bit of research on the Memorial Swinging Bridge raised questions about the man who built it, R. E. Nutt. First, a testament to this man’s acumen. Photo courtesy Pulaski County Public Library Bridgemeister.com lists sixteen suspension bridges that have been built in the State of Indiana. Additional suspension bridges were found on the BridgeHunter.com […]

R. E. Nutt, Engineer, Part 1 — Memorial Swinging Bridge Project