Category Archives: Bridges collection

Heroes

A day like this 125 years ago, the Brooklyn Bridge at NY was opened to the traffic. photo: Brooklyn Bridge, 1896. By Geo. P. Hall & son The history of this suspension bridge is the history of the family Roebling: … Continue reading

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Pedrido Bridge over Mandeo river

This bridge is an execptional monument to overcoming the difficulties in engineering works. Political pressure, technical difficulties in the foundation, and the Spanish Civil War (concrete suspenders were the solution against lack of steel) delayed decades the end of works … Continue reading

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Highway bridge over Eume river

This is a recent realization by Francisco Javier Manterola’s consulting office. Manterola is professor in the Civil Engineers School of Madrid, and one of the best bridges engineers in Spain. I was taking photos to my town planning work, and … Continue reading

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