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|This is a vertical lift bridge in Hamburg Harbour.||08/24/2005||436|
|The Anderton Boat Lift near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England provides a 50 feet (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal.|
Built in 1875, the boat lift was in use for over 100 years until it was closed due to corrosion in 1983. Restoration started in 2001 and the boat lift was re-opened in 2002....
|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||681|
|An aerial vertical view of the destroyed bridge with a fly-by photo.||05/13/2006||1,541|
|The Strépy-Thieu boat lift (French: L'ascenseur funiculaire de Strépy-Thieu) lies on a branch of the Canal du Centre in the municipality of Le Rœulx, Hainaut, Belgium. With a height difference of 73.15 metres (240.0 ft) between the upstream and downstream reaches, it is the tallest boat lift in the world, and will remain so until the Three Gorges dam boat lift in China is finished.
|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||641|
|Vertical aerial photograph taken during a bombing attack by Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of Nos. 15 and 40 Squadrons RAF on the pontoon bridge erected by the Germany Army across the River Meuse at Dinant, Belgium, and on associated communications targets. A salvo of bombs can be seen exploding on engineering workshops on the eastern bank and across the river to the railway lines on the opposite si...||08/17/2008||650|
|Sunapee offers nice intermediate cruisers on southern New England's longest vertical (1510 ft). The recent Okemo lease arrangement has already led to capital improvements including 2 new lifts and increased snowmaking. Prices have predictibly increased, but look for them to provide consistent skiing surfaces with aggressive snowmaking and grooming and a much more efficient lift system.||10/11/2005||514|
|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||741|
|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...
|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 1875 and recently restored to full working order, the boat lift is an ingenious contraption for moving boats between the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal (which is 15 m higher). Boats are manouvred into tanks which are raised or lowered to the correct level where they can continue their journey.||09/11/2007||411|