It was 1944 in Benouville, a little village in France. German soldiers had occupied it for four years. Every day, they infiltrated the humble little town for food, drinks, and supplies. They didn’t always ask nicely either. They invaded private homes for billets, and they constantly paced back and forth over the gray-painted road bridge […]

via Pegasus Bridge – And the People Who Saved It — M.B. HENRY

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A bridge to find a new world to explore Not one just outside my front door Some place far away, a simpler kind Nothing to carry, a load off my mind A bridge, to the warm heart of a land To a country where there are no demands Across the equator, and southern plain Friendly […]

via The Bridge to Malawi – #poetry – #AprilWriting — Night Owl Poetry – Dorinda Duclos

London Bridge, in one form or another, has crossed the River Thames between what is now the City of London and Southwalk for almost 2000 years. The latest version of London Bridge is a relatively plain affair, a straightforward structure whose simple purpose is to carry vehicles and pedestrians across the Thames. Yet many visitors […]

via London Bridge – A Tale of Many Bridges — Jaspa’s Journal

The Bullfrog Road Bridge was built in 1908 by the York Bridge Company out of York, Pennsylvania. It was eventually listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1978. It connects Frederick and Carroll Counties over the Monocacy River. As many of the historic bridges in the area are that of the wood […]

via Historic Bridges of the MidAtlantic: Bullfrog Road Bridge — lucindervention

After leaving Moab, we headed to one of our favorite parks we encountered on the trip, Natural Bridges National Monument. It sits in a high desert environment, with elevations of 5,500-6,500 feet and average yearly precipitation of 13 inches. As the park is somewhat off-the-beaten-track, we only had time to visit this one and Hovenweep […]

via the owachomo bridge trail at natural bridges national monument — ~ wander.essence ~