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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jan 14, 2013 - 08:26am PT
Salt Creek, Lake Shasta.
The Salt Creek Bridge, built in 1925 as part of Old Hwy 99.  Above it ...
The Salt Creek Bridge, built in 1925 as part of Old Hwy 99. Above it the RR trestle put in @1940 to bridge the waters of Lake Shasta.
Credit: mouse from merced
Charlie Creek, Lakehead, CA.
The old Charlie Creek Bridge.  Many bridges along Hwy 99 needed re-ali...
The old Charlie Creek Bridge. Many bridges along Hwy 99 needed re-alignment via replacement alongside, or even on top, like this, a trend followed to this day by the Caltrans folks. The Carquinez is the one that sticks in my mind from early-day trips, S
Credit: GI
http://www.flickr.com/photos/80651083@N00/3135411489/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronwls/3066935919/
Dog Creeek, Delta/Vollmers, CA.
This would be the bench on the sunny side.
This would be the bench on the sunny side.
Credit: mouse from merced
http://www.redding.com/news/2008/jun/26/master-work/
The family tree roots of the Berminghams are watered by these creeks. Excellent small trout streams, really challenging.



sharperblue

Mountain climber
oakland, california
Jan 14, 2013 - 09:03am PT
one of my favorites, by Gustav Eiffel, who also designed the stature o...
one of my favorites, by Gustav Eiffel, who also designed the stature of liberty's structure (basically just a bridge turned vertically)
Credit: sharperblue
Enty

Trad climber
Jan 14, 2013 - 09:31am PT
Millau Viaduct in France - pylon 2 &#40;the one next to the river&#41;...
Millau Viaduct in France - pylon 2 (the one next to the river)is taller than the Eiffel Tower and is only 40m shorter than the Empire State Building.
Credit: Enty
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jan 14, 2013 - 09:47am PT
I'm partial to this one on the way up to Mineral King...
Credit: Reilly

It has a guard, too!
Credit: Reilly
ionlyski

Trad climber
Kalispell, Montana
Jan 14, 2013 - 10:02am PT
Quarter Circle Bridge-Glacier Park
Quarter Circle Bridge-Glacier Park
Credit: ionlyski

After cruising through all the bridges on this thread, this one pales in comparison. I don't think this is the original, historic bridge but one rebuilt at a later time.

Arne
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jan 14, 2013 - 10:09am PT
The Millau Viaduct (French: le Viaduc de Millau, IPA: [vjadyk də mijo]) is a cable-stayed road-bridge that spans the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France.

Designed by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster, it is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure.[3][4] It is the 12th highest bridge deck in the world, being 270 metres (890 ft)[1] between the road deck and the ground below.[5] The viaduct is part of the A75-A71 autoroute axis from Paris to Montpellier. Construction cost was approximately 400 million. It was formally dedicated on 14 December 2004, inaugurated on the 15th, and opened to traffic on the 16th. The bridge received the 2006 IABSE Outstanding Structure Award.[6]--Wikipedia

WOW!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jan 14, 2013 - 10:11am PT
I'm sorry but that Millau thing is a blight on the landscape.
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Jan 14, 2013 - 01:17pm PT
Shanghai Donghai bridge
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Jan 14, 2013 - 01:19pm PT
Suramadu bridge
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Jan 14, 2013 - 01:20pm PT
Rio Antirio bridge
Vegasclimber

Trad climber
Las Vegas, NV.
Jan 14, 2013 - 03:02pm PT
Some pictures of the Bahn line bridge in Mainz, this is the line to Frankfurt. All of the stonework is pre war, but the span was itself was bombed out and had to be rebuilt.

Credit: Vegasclimber

Credit: Vegasclimber

Credit: Vegasclimber
Cragar

Trad climber
MSLA - MT
Jan 14, 2013 - 03:23pm PT
Hey Dingus!

You ever check out that little limestone 'bridge' down on the creek below moaning cavern? Parking is on left < 1 mile after crossing Parrot's Ferry heading north....pockety boulder stuff with a wet landing!
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 14, 2013 - 04:40pm PT
Yep, I sure have!

DMT
Cragar

Trad climber
MSLA - MT
Jan 15, 2013 - 07:10am PT
Coo. Any pics to stoke the kindleing of my mind? I miss that 49er country!

Have fun!
mrtropy

Trad climber
Nor Cal
Jan 15, 2013 - 08:26am PT
Great place to swim sometimes but I have seen it with some scary white tweaker trash on some weekends. Lots of trash down there now with the easier access. Fun swimming through those things.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 20, 2013 - 09:38am PT
The bridges at Carquinez Strait



DMT



Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 21, 2013 - 06:56pm PT
Sublime.... and quite accidental, including the music



Just one of those things nawmean?

DMT
Seamstress

Trad climber
Yacolt, WA
Jan 21, 2013 - 07:36pm PT
Lava Canyon Bridge
Lava Canyon Bridge
Credit: Seamstress
Credit: Seamstress
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 21, 2013 - 07:46pm PT
A lot more interesting than the new iteration we are building from Oakland to Yerba Buena (to SF).

Dunno about that Peter. I'm pretty fascinated with that new span :-)

DMT
perswig

climber
Jan 27, 2013 - 04:25pm PT






Bemis Bridge, Crawford Notch, NH
-6F in the lot

Dale
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