Famous bridges, dams and canals from around the world|
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|A glorious study of this mid-1800s engineering triumph by I.K.Brunel, still carrying rail traffic today. The shadows show off the twin central spans to perfection.|
Behind is the modern motorway bridge.
|An unusual bridge design to resolve traffic problems in the port of Bangkok. The hi-res image shows the early stages of construction and the attached link has good images of what is planned. It will be interesting to follow construction progress - particularly if more recent overlays come to hand||02/07/2006||448|
|Only tunnel in Arkansas to go through a rock hill||02/05/2006||530|
|Bridge over the Meuse at Liege||02/05/2006||279|
|The Humber bridge is the fourth-largest single-span suspension bridge in the world, near Kingston upon Hull in England. Notice the shadow of the structure.||02/03/2006||387|
|One of the 2 Liverpool-side entrances to the Mersey Tunnel, which passes under the River Mersey to connect Liverpool with Birkenhead and with Wallasey on the Wirral penisula.||01/30/2006||279|
|One of the 2 Liverpool-side entrances to the Mersey Tunnel, which passes under the River Mersey to connect Liverpool with Birkenhead and with Wallasey on the Wirral penisula.||01/30/2006||277|
|Great view of Brunel's Tamar Rail Bridge with the road bridge behind it, their structure seen in the shadows.|
Good photo links.
|The Newport Transporter Bridge spans the River Usk in Newport, South Wales.|
It was built in 1906 and by designed by a French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin
Following a £3 million refurbishment, the bridge reopened in 1995 and continues to operate today.
It can carry 6 cars and 120 passengers.
The height of the towers is 74 metres and the h...
|In 1953, Zeeland was devastated by a flood disaster even worse than the one in New Orleans.|
After this disaster, the Netherlands closed almost all the sea-openings, to protect the lowlands.
The Oosterscheldebarrier is a 9km (5.6-mile) hydraulic wall with sluice-gate doors that are normally left open to protect the area's delicate tidal habitat.
|AKA The Newport Bay Bridge...if you are near here go here...lol|
Built as part of the New Deal in the 30s I believe
|It is 17.5 miles (28 kilometers) long and connects Norfolk and Cape Charles, Virginia and the worlds longest bridge-tunnel.||01/15/2006||646|
|One of the coolest bridges in the U.S.||01/11/2006||348|
|A cool spot on the Mary's River...you can walk north along the railbridge from Avery Park or access from hwy 20/34||01/06/2006||309|
|Most beautifull bridge over the Douro in Porto (Portugal), designed by a disciple of Gustave Eiffel (yes the one who build the Eiffel Tower)||12/26/2005||536|
|In the near of Seoul - South Korea will be built a new bridge.||12/20/2005||357|
|Hannam bridge - road expansion construction||12/17/2005||299|
|Tunnel on the grande raccordo anulare highway in rome||12/15/2005||360|
|The Ariccia Bridge is famous for suicides||12/15/2005||441|
|Bridge on the Tevere in Rome ||12/15/2005||350|
|A well-known brigde over the Meuse||12/12/2005||273|
|US bridges open for shipping (only) directly linked to the Atlantic ocean.||12/10/2005||380|
|A famous early feat of engineering built by Brunel, opened in 1864. Superb shadow in evening sun.|
More at http://www.clifton-suspension-bridge.org.uk/
|Ponte Hercilio Luz (Hercilio Luz Bridge), in Florianópolis, SC - Brazil.||12/07/2005||582|
|Author: Emil Bellus|
Builded in: 1930 - 1933