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|Very cool floating bridge located in Brookfield, Vermont. The bridge is supported by some sort of pontoons. When driven on, car tires get wet as bridge sinks a bit. A little scary at first, but still really neat!||08/02/2005||571|
|SR520 is the longest floating bridge in the world at 7,578 feet. The bridge connects Seattle to the Eastside. ||07/30/2005||430|
|It's a floating bridge of Italy Military||06/10/2007||345|
|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||579|
|According to certain data the bridge was built in the 6th century, whereas in its present form it was raised upon the old foundation in the time of the Sultan Murat II in the first half of the 15th century. As the name itself says, the stone bridge was built of solid stone blocks, while its massive construction is supported by firm columns, connected with semicircular arcs. |
The Stone Br...
|Rocky shore of Port Whapple with washed up beetle pontoons. The beetle pontoons were parts of floating roadways on Mulberry harbours used during the D-day landings. These pontoons were used during testing of floating harbour concepts in Garlieston village in the 1940s.||12/02/2009||493|
|This was the view across the harbour canal on 2 February 1940: behind the pedestrian swing-bridge for the dockyard personnel is the bulk of Tirpitz, with bridge foundations fitted and cylindrical tower mast mounted. Alongside her is the "Langer Heinrich" floating crane, while building cranes can be seen on the pier.||10/28/2007||1,090|
|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||561|
|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||668|
|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...
|These people they make their huts on floating vegetation and subside on fish. There are thousands of people living in these swamps. |
J. Michael Fay
|The dock piers were code named "Whale". These piers were the floating roadways that connected the "Spud" pier heads to the land. The roadways were made from torsionally flexible bridging units that had a span of 80 ft., mounted on pontoon units of either steel or concrete called "Beetles". After the war many of the "Whale" bridge spans from Arromanches we...||12/02/2009||284|