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I made a short stop at the Cut River Bridge on my way back from Tahquamenon Falls last month. It's an impressive span, and trails lead down to the river below, which I of course checked out. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cut_River_Bridge I found my mind thinking back to 2005, when my son was part of a state championship marching band. Their program opened with a song called "Tempered Steel." While this really isn't tempered steel, all the steel in this bridge reminded me of a very fun day 10 years ago. See www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rw-8G_U9nEQ&index=20&list...
"A goldfish has a ten second memory span by scientists we are told
And their span of time seems to be brief they soon grow weak and old
But how can even the most intelligent human being know what goes on in a fish's brain
As the ways of Nature it would seem beyond us to explain."
- Francis Duggan
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Spanning 40m over the Aoos river and over 20m high the semicircular bridge at Konitsa was a technical challenge for the master masons of the region.
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Vluchtenburcht genaamd Spaanse Graven. Waarschijnlijk in de jaren 1587-1588, toen de Spanjaarden zich enkele maanden in de omgeving ophielden, een door hen aangelegde aarden schans, die circa een halve kilometer ten zuidoosten van de wijer van Molecaten, pal achter het spijker Watervlied, is gesitueerd. De naamgeving Spaanse Graven moet hoogstwaarschijnlijk gelezen worden als "de Spaansen (=zelfstandig naamwoord=Spanjaarden) graven (werkwoord)". De aanleg bestaat uit een vrijwel rechthoekig terrein, dat in het midden een iets verhoogd plateau kent, waaromheen een pad. Het terrein wordt aan de oost-, west-, en noordzijde door een enkele wal en aan de zuidzijde door een dubbele wal afgesloten. De wallen zijn circa 2 meter hoog. De dubbele zuidelijke wal zet zich in westelijke richting een stuk door.
Eind 19de eeuw werd de schans met beuken beplant.
ESCAPE called Spanish Graves. Probably in the years 1587-1588, when the Spaniards stayed in the area for a few months, an earthen rampart built by them, which is situated about half a kilometer southeast of the Wijer van Molecaten, right behind the spijker Watervlied. The naming Spanish Graves should most likely be read as "the Spanish (= noun = Spaniards) graves (verb)". The construction consists of an almost rectangular terrain, which has a slightly elevated plateau in the middle, around which a path. The site is closed off on the east, west and north sides by a single wall and on the south side by a double wall. The walls are approximately 2 meters high. The double southern rampart continues in a westerly direction.
At the end of the 19th century, the redoubt was planted with beech trees.
Opened in 1928 the New Tyne Bridge connects Newcastle with Gateshead over the River Tyne.
This bridge, the Hunsecker's Mill Covered Bridge, is the longest single span covered bridge in Lancaster County, PA. There are 29 covered bridges in the county, the most of any county in the state. See: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunsecker%27s_Mill_Covered_Bridge I did visit two more covered bridges that morning, but I wasn't happy with the images I took there. Here are the two other bridges I saw: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucher%27s_Mill_Covered_Bridge and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitzer%27s_Mill_Covered_Bridge .
This footbridge, located in Silver Falls State Park, is a replacement for an older one that I photographed back in 2013 (See that photo in the comments below). It doesn't surprise me. I've seen this park after Mother Nature has her way with a good windstorm. It's not pretty. Either the old bridge got taken out by a fir tree or the rain and moss finally made it unsafe.
San Francisco - Rincon Park, Cupid's Span, August 2018
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This is an image of the mighty Clifton Supension Bridge which has been spanning the Avon Gorge in Bristol, UK since 1864.
I did think there would be a better sunrise than was presented with my hopes being raised when the sun slowly appeared behind me and parts of the sky were tinged with pink. Sadly this came to nothing.
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My second keeper of the morning. The Richmond Bridge just keeps giving. Nicknamed the roller coaster span do to the vertical undulation of the center section.
Shot with the Nikkor 200-500mm and processed in camera raw and Nik Color Efex Pro.
This is the Richmond - San Rafael Bridge, a double-decked dual cantilever bridge connecting Marin County and Contra Costa County along Interstate 580 in Northern California.
Sunrise on the Hunter River at Morpeth, Australia.
Seemingly dark, menacing clouds begin to envelop the Commodore Barry Bridge....or just nice timing for Black and White!
Golden Ears Bridge
Spanning the Fraser River, connecting Pitt Meadows with Langley, BC
If you look closely, you might catch a glimpse of a 4th 'peak', the
volcanic, Mount Baker is tucked away in the background.
Hand held....hence, a little grain
Goat Island Park and Greenway is another one of those gems off the beaten path that's worth visiting. Beautiful scenery and so much fun to explore.
Cramerton, NC USA
Wide composition there where I cloned out a bit of the foreground that was in the lower right corner to make the view 'cleaner' ... did that all within Lightroom. Not sure I am completely happy with the results and may need to go back and play with more (when I can get some time).
I do like this wide composition of the scene there at Lake Moraine.
Composition of the intense rainbow right after the storm passed while we were in Grant Teton National Park.
The Long Horse bridge over the river Trent between Shardlow and Sawley given the long exposure treatment at sunset
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Japanese red maple leaves on snow, caught in the fleeting late afternoon light at Lake Tahoe. Not very deep, but very welcome, and more is forecast Sunday and Monday. :-)))
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Found in St Anton am Arlberg Austria along the Rosanna River. Hope everyone has a wonder weekend!
A view of the iconic lighthouse there in Maine ... with a really cool rainbow that formed near sunset with the passing front. Needless to say I was rushing around like a nut case taking snaps :)
My wife is also in the frame ... :)
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Auf unserer Fotosafari Rost/Rust habe ich im Südgelände diesen aufgebogenen Span entdeckt!
Danke für Euren Besuch. Für Eure Kommentare und eine Stern, danke ich mich sehr herzlich bei Euch.
On our photo safari Rost/Rust I discovered this bent up chip in the southern area!
Thank you for visiting. Thank you very much for your comments and a star, thank you very much.
Sur notre safari photo Rost/Rust j'ai découvert cette puce pliée dans la région sud!
Merci de votre visite. Je vous remercie beaucoup pour vos commentaires et une étoile, merci beaucoup.
En nuestro safari fotográfico Rost/Rust descubrí este chip doblado en la zona sur!
Gracias por su visita. Muchas gracias por sus comentarios y una estrella, muchas gracias.
No nosso safari fotográfico Rost / Rust, descobri este chip dobrado na zona sul!
Obrigado por sua visita. Muito obrigado por seus comentários e uma estrela, muito obrigado.
Sulla nostra foto safari Rost/Ruggine foto ho scoperto questo chip piegato fino nella zona meridionale!
Grazie per la visita. Vi ringrazio molto per i vostri commenti e una stella, vi ringrazio molto.
Zoomed in for this view of the Lake Champlain bridge there between New York and Vermont.
Long exposure taken along Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.
One of the most photographed pieces of architecture in The Columbia River Gorge - Benson Bridge was crafted by Italian stone masons, allows visitors to cross the falls between it's lower and upper cataracts. In 1914, Simon Benson, a prominent businessman and owner of the falls at that time, erected the bridge. Before then, a log bridge was in its place.....
Wishing everyone a wonderful "Waterfall" weekend.........!
Moonlight fills the beginning of the Grand Canyon with the Colorado River below silently flowing in the night.