Some articles on bridges, wooden bridges, bridge, wooden bridge:
... The Fenway portion of the Emerald Necklace surrounds the Muddy River including four major bridges and four minor bridges ... architect Henry Hobson Richardson, with whom he had worked frequently in the past, to design these bridges, as well as a gatehouse for the Stony Brook conduit ... The bridges were constructed either of local puddingstone from the Parker Hill quarry in Roxbury, or of Richardson's signature rose colored granite ...
... In 1880, the Hutt County Council accepted tenders to build two wooden bridges across the Hutt and Akatarawa Rivers and subsequently cut a bridle track to Waikanae ... of the Akatarawa Valley painted in 1890 shows these "black bridges" and the Akatarawa Road as it then was ... During the 1890s the Black Bridge Mill was established between the two bridges, on what is now known as Bridge Road ...
... Covered bridges were first built in the 1810s when it was determined that adding a roof over wooden bridges would better protect the decking and ... and support systems of the era would last an average of ten years on uncovered wooden bridges ... As was later discovered, covered wooden bridges ultimately averaged ten times the lifespan of uncovered ones ...
... When the first bridge to connect Riddarholmen to Stadsholmen, a simple wooden bridge leading from Gråmunketornet ("The Greyfriars Tower"), was built, Riddarholmen was ... Both bridges leading to the island were subsequently widened, the southernmost in 1738 and the northern in 1751 ...
Famous quotes containing the words bridges and/or wooden:
“... this single span,
Reaching for the world, as our lives do,
As all lives do, reaching that we may give
The best of what we are and hold as true:
Always it is by bridges that we live.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Upper and Lower Kingdom will declare
Gods in this wooden toy,
great Taurus ploughs his course.”
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)