Category Archives: bridges

Towers

An electricity transmission tower and the Mackay Bridge north tower

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We Paved Paradise

The Tufts Cover Generating Station and the Mackay Bridge – two structures that replaced nature in Halifax/Dartmouth

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Port Williams – High Tide

A very high tide as observed on the Cornwallis River at Port Williams

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E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 110.70 Big Qualicum River

E&N Mile 110.70 Big Qualicum River Bridge

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Pritchard Bridge

Pritchard Bridge over the South Thompson River

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The train don’t run here anymore – Ellerhouse Road

Ellerhouse Road – Mile 23.24 from Windsor Junction on the Halifax Subdivision I had driven past the Ellerhouse Road rail crossing several times but did not stop as it looked like just another disused section of rail line. On this … Continue reading

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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge crossing the Fraser River – looking toward Lillooet The Lillooet Suspension Bridge was constructed in 1913, replacing a truss bridge that was completed in 1889, which itself replaced a reaction-cable ferry that had been operating between 1860 … Continue reading

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Tacoma Narrows Bridge

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a pair of suspension bridges spanning Tacoma Narrows on the Strait of Puget Sound

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Washington – Hood Canal floating bridge

The floating bridge over the Hood Canal

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Elk Falls

Elk Falls Elk Falls is a 25m high waterfall within Elk Falls Provincial Park. A 60m high suspension bridge spans the 64m width of the Campbell River Canyon, providing a view of the river and Elk Falls.

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