Tag: bridges

Aug 16, 2015

For Centuries, Two Villages Have Worked Together to Rebuild this Bridge Every Single Year

For Centuries, Two Villages Have Worked Together to Rebuild this Bridge Every Single Year

The Q’eswachaka bridge in Peru is rebuilt every year using traditional Inca engineering techniques by the local communities on either side of the canyon.

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Mar 22, 2015

Picture of the Day: Yacht-queduct

Picture of the Day: Yacht-queduct

Photograph by Feadship Fanclub on Facebook In this amazing capture we see the incredible “Symphony” yacht (project 808) by Feadship. Symphony is the largest yacht Feadship has ever built, measuring 101.5 meters (333 ft) in length. Spotted by Feadship Fanclub, Sypmphony is seen here, passing the Gouwe aqueduct in Gouda, The Netherlands during her…

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Mar 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Photograph by Clément Belleudy The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet…

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Dec 15, 2014

Super Slow Motion Bridge Demolition

Super Slow Motion Bridge Demolition

Watch demolition experts fell the old Marble Falls Bridge in Central Texas in super slow motion. Photographer Kirk Drummond captured the amazing scene on a Red Epic camera filming at 300 FPS. Over 950 feet of metal truss works collapsed in an eventful four seconds after having been up for nearly 78 years. According…

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Nov 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Picture of the Day: New York Sunset from the GW Bridge, 1936

Photograph by New York City Municipal Archives, WPA Federal Writers’ Project, Jack Rosenzwieg / AP In this beautiful black and white photo from 22 December 1936, a man looks across the Hudson River towards Manhattan from the New York tower of the George Washington Bridge. The photo is one of over 900,000 that are…

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Jul 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Photograph by FRANK SCHULENBURG Website | Flickr | Twitter In this beautiful sunrise capture, we see a river fog filling San Francisco Bay as parts of the Golden Gate Bridge peak out above the fog. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San…

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Apr 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Bastei Bridge, Germany

Picture of the Day: Bastei Bridge, Germany

BASTEI BRIDGE, GERMANY © Thomas Wolf, http://www.foto-tw.de | Facebook In this beautiful photo by Thomas Wolf, we see the Bastei Bridge, situated above the Elbe River in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains of Germany. The Bastei rock formation towers 194 meters (636 ft) above the river and is a major landmark of the…

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