The Pulteney bridge is one of the six last inhabited bridges of the continent.
One of them is ever posted in Google Earth Hacks. It is the "ponte vecchio" in Florence, Italy.
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Eastern bridge of the inhabited bridges of Europe, the particularity of this one is that it is fully covered with a roof. The History says that it has been rebuilt in 1874, due to a flood, and, in 1931 due to a fire.
The sixth bridge will not appear in my collection. the satellite view is so bad... It is situated in the French Brittany, close to the western point of the country. Its na...
This is the Haunted railroad Bridge in Avon Indiana. Legend has it that while the bridge was under construction a worker fell into the wet cement and they could not get him out. So now every time a train goes over you can hear a man screaming. 40 years ago when I was a boy there were no houses around it and it crossed over a gravel road. It was quite scarry. The authorities had to put steel pla...
Here is the second one of my collection
In the Medieval period, all over Europe, bridges constructed with wood or stones got houses built on them. The simply reason was, that, when a house doesn´t "touch the land", there is no tax to pay.
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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.
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.
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 ...
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 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.
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