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|This combination rail and highway bridge crosses the Mississippi River at Jefferson Parish,LA. The railway part of this bridge at 22,996 feet is the longest in the United States. The highway structure of this bridge is 8,076 feet long. The bridge is approximately 135 feet high and the widest clean span is 790 feet.||02/06/2007||452|
|Europabrücke, or Europe's bridge, is a 777-m (2,549.2-ft.) long bridge spanning the 657-m (2,155.5-ft.) Wipp valley just south of Innsbruck, Austria. The A13 Brenner Autobahn passes over this bridge, above the Sill River, forming part of the main route from Austria to Italy across the Alps. Built between 1959 and 1963, it was once Europe's highest bridge, standing 192 m (629.9 ft.) high.||10/30/2007||764|
|The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado, within a 360 acre (1.5 km²) theme park. The bridge deck hangs 1,053 feet (321 m) above the Arkansas River, and the bridge is billed as the highest suspension bridge in the world. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad runs under the bridge along the base of Royal Gorge. The bridge is 1260 feet (384 m) long and 18 feet (5 m) wide,...||01/21/2010||513|
|A combination transporter bridge/railroad. The trains drive over the top. ||03/04/2009||544|
|The Clyde River bridge carries thousands of vehicles a day. Roadway clearance on the bridge is 5.1 metres. Clearance for shipping is 20 metres above high water level. The span is lifted on demand, an average of 1000 times annually.||12/19/2007||321|
|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||574|
|The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that carries eight lanes of the Interstate 93 and U.S. Route 1 concurrency, plus a two lane access ramp, across the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. The bridge was built as part of the Big Dig, the largest overall highway construction project in the United States. The entrance to the Thomas P. "Tip" O'Nei...||03/14/2007||474|
|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||680|
|The Erasmus bridge in Rotterdam is a cable-stayed bridge standing astride the Maas River. It is named for the philosopher Erasmus of Rotterdam and is 139 meters high, spanning 280 meters. The total length of the bridge is 802 meters.||08/21/2005||464|
|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||598|
|Groundwork of the Bridge at Remagen over the river Rhine.|
Editors note - There isn't a bridge yet, but you can see the beginnings of a bridge on either side of the Rhine.
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On the 7th of March 1945, an advance unit of the 9th U.S. Armored Division, led by LT Karl H. Timmermann, an American of German descent, reached th...
|This is the lighthouse located in Crescent City, California, as featured in the "California's Gold" episode "Northwest Corner". An interesting point is made during the episode in that during high tide, the lighthouse is separated from the mainland by water, but during low tide, one can walk from the mainland to the lighthouse completely over dry land. This satellite picture ...||12/30/2009||263|