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Re: Bridges revisited

Post  eddie on Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:57 pm

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SJ's link (above) has expired. So...

Let's start with my all-time favourite bridge, the old London Bridge (which no longer exists):


Note piked heads in the Southwark foreground...pour encourager les autres...


Old London Bridge.


Old London Bridge.


Old London Bridge.


This pedestrian alcove is a surviving fragment of the old London Bridge, demolished in 1831. Two have resided in Victoria Park since 1860 (August 2005).


Paul Gustave Doré (1832-1883), A Couple and Two Children Sleeping on a London Bridge. Prints. Gu. Dore 1871-Londres. 19 x 24.75 cm., Berger Collection: 13 #167, Denver, Colorado.

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Re: Bridges revisited

Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:07 pm

Even further back in the mists of Time...


The Arkadiko Bridge in Greece (13th century BC), one of the oldest arch bridges in existence.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:11 pm


A log bridge in the French Alps near Vallorcine.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:13 pm


A Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD) Chinese miniature model of two residential towers joined by a bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:15 pm


Primitive suspension bridge over the River Astore.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:17 pm


Bamboo bridge over the Serayu River in Java, Indonesia (ca.1910-40).

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:20 pm


Stone arch bridge in Shaharah, Yemen.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:22 pm


Roman bridge of Córdoba, Spain, built in the 1st century BC.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:25 pm


Step Stone bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:26 pm


Beam bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:28 pm


Arch bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:30 pm


The Si-o-se Pol bridge over Zayandeh River is the epitome of Safavid dynasty (1502–1722) bridge design. Esfahan, Iran.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:34 pm


Old Bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:41 pm


Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:44 pm


An English 18th century example of a bridge in the Palladian style, with shops on the span: Pulteney Bridge, Bath.

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Re: Bridges revisited

Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:46 pm


One of the most famous historical bridges in the world, Ponte Vecchio.


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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:49 pm


Lomonosov bridge in St Petersburg.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:52 pm


Pontoon bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:55 pm


Clapper bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 4:57 pm


Continuous under-deck truss bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 5:00 pm


Over-deck truss bridge with steel girders and wooden carriageway.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 5:03 pm


"Metrobridge" Vorobyovy Gory (ru:Метромост) double-deck bridge in Moscow carries the Moscow Metro.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 5:05 pm


Pigtail bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 5:08 pm


Truss arch bridge.

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Post  eddie on Sat May 14, 2011 5:10 pm


Plate girder bridge.

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