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|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...
|World War 2-era view of Newport. |
This field was built during the WW2 era as the largest of 16 satellite landing fields which supported primary flight training at Grosse Isle Naval Air Station.
The date of construction of Newport NOLF has not been determined, but the earliest depiction of the field which has been located was a 1942 map, which labeled it as "Newport F...
|The Bridge crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. It was originally called the MacArthur Bridge, but it was destroyed in a flood in 1915. In 2000, the bridge was restored and renovated. The bridge features four lions atop the sides of the bridge.||07/04/2007||587|
|Carries vehicles and passengers just a few hundred metres between Cowes and East Cowes. Sounds pointless but avoids the notorious Coppins Bridge Roundabout in Newport.||02/14/2006||356|
|Novy most (The New Bridge) is well know as Most SNP (Bridge of SNP), which was former name of the bridge. Special for this bridge is it's restaurant that looks like an UFO. It's name is Bystrica but unfotunately nowadays you can't have lunch there because it's closed.||10/20/2005||694|
|Historical bridge in Duluth,MN. This bridge began as an aerial transfer bridge, the first of only two such bridges ever constructed in the United States. Originally built in 1905, the bridge was upgraded in 1930 to the current lifting design and continues to operate today. The bridge can be raised in 55 seconds and goes up 25-30 times daily during busy parts of the shipping season. The span is ...||01/23/2007||621|
|ruins of roman amphitheatre of ancient town Isca, present day Cearleon, Newport ,web link UK.http://www.newport.gov.uk/_dc/index.cfm?fuseaction=virtualtours.amphitheatre||06/19/2006||444|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|A light plane flying parallel to the coast off Newport Beach (Sydney) Possibly whale spotting. (There seems to be a whale-size object in the water approximately 60m NNE of the aircraft.)||08/01/2006||521|
|Aioi Bridge was a nationally known T-shaped bridge with girders extending from its central section to Jisenji-no-hana (now, the north end of Peace Memorial Park). The bridge was the target of the atomic bomb. The bomb missed slightly, exploding 300 meters from the bridge in the air over Shima Hospital. |
It was reconstructed after the war and replaced in 1983 by a newer, again T- ...
|Built in 1961, the Runcorn Bridge is a bridge of steel construction which crosses the River Mersey linking the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. It is the longest bridge of its type in the United Kingdom. The bridge is the first (road) crossing of the Mersey after the two toll tunnels at Liverpool. ||03/13/2006||415|
|The Golden Bridge that connects Ankleshwar to Bharuch was built in 1881 by the Britishers, who needed a bridge across the Narmada River to create better access to trade and administration officials in Bombay.|
The Golden Bridge has seen many floods and natural disasters like earthquakes, but it has stood for nearly 125 years, providing daily transportation to the people of Anklesh...