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eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Feb 17, 2012 - 12:01pm PT
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RAD!
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Feb 17, 2012 - 12:08pm PT
Credit: guido
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 17, 2012 - 12:18pm PT
Reilly I love the whole story of the road creation into Mineral King. one of the more amazing California roads!

http://www.mineralking.org/Mineral_King_Road_Cooridor/The_Way_to_Mineral_King.htm

Thanks
DMT
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Feb 18, 2012 - 04:29am PT
Camprodon Town Bridge
Camprodon Town Bridge
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 18, 2012 - 07:45am PT
Credit: Dingus Milktoast

Credit: Dingus Milktoast

Credit: Dingus Milktoast

Credit: Dingus Milktoast

DMT
Randisi

Boulder climber
Dalian, Liaoning
Feb 18, 2012 - 09:27am PT
Homo Pontifex
Gunkie

Trad climber
East Coast US
Feb 18, 2012 - 11:20am PT
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel from space. 20 miles of speed traps. The north end is at the bottom of the image. Two hours from the OBX from the north end, for us. We treat the tunnels as toxic tunnels and try to hold our breath all the way through. Road trip fun. Virginia Beach is in the upper left of the image. Chesapeake Bay to the right of the bridge and the Atlantic Ocean to the left.

Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 19, 2012 - 10:52pm PT
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eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Feb 19, 2012 - 10:55pm PT
This is it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_a46WJ1viA
damo62

Social climber
Brisbane
Feb 19, 2012 - 11:01pm PT
Fairy Bridge, Roscommon

Credit: damo62
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 16, 2012 - 08:04pm PT
Coming into San Francisco last Sunday, out of 100 degree valley heat, to, well, WINTER!







That there is one of the greatest bridges ever built by humans, leading to one of the Great Cities of the world. I've been a very lucky man.

DMT
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Jul 16, 2012 - 08:48pm PT
Ophir bridge/Central Otago, NZ, 3 days ago.   Chris Riley photo
Ophir bridge/Central Otago, NZ, 3 days ago. Chris Riley photo
Credit: guido
Norwegian

Trad climber
Placerville, California
Jul 16, 2012 - 09:55pm PT
not really a bridge
but a cool homemade truss i constructed.
the whole shanti cost me 80 bucks: 30 in sheet metal screws and 50 in hardware (the 2x10's were scrapped from my home construction)
not bad for a 20'x20' engineered carport.
i ravened my material from a giant forest-service slash pile up the street.

ive seen 30 inches of wet sierra snow on top
and i had zero deflection in the 20' clear span of that 12" diameter tree.
i can achieve positive mid-span camber by cranking down my home-made, high strength turnbuckles.

i've been meaning to add a second and third cable crimp, and a double nut on each end of the turnbuckle, as im certain this is the limitation on the over system capacity.
Credit: Norwegian
Credit: Norwegian
Credit: Norwegian
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jul 16, 2012 - 10:15pm PT
Here's some cool ones from the southern Oregon coast part of Hwy 101...

Credit: Reilly

Just like that Roman aquaduct near Avignon!
Just like that Roman aquaduct near Avignon!
Credit: Reilly

Credit: Reilly

Credit: Reilly

Credit: Reilly

Credit: Reilly

Credit: Reilly
perswig

climber
Jul 16, 2012 - 10:44pm PT

Road to no-where.


Replaced by this (no, not the Ferris wheel).


Next-door to one of the biggest cranes I have ever seen.

Dale
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
Jul 17, 2012 - 12:03am PT
ekat posted this earlier, this is my image of the remarkable Sundial bridge in Redding CA

Jon Beck

Trad climber
Oceanside
Jul 17, 2012 - 01:04am PT
My favorite bridge, they will let you drive over it, but it is one way, so unless you are headed west to Durango it is along way around. The Royal Gorge railroad runs in the bottom of the canyon, impressive also, worth he price of admission.

The bridge was constructed in six months, between June 5, 1929, and late November 1929, as a toll bridge, at a cost of $350,000. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The bridge was not constructed for transportation purposes; instead, it was built with the intent that it serve as a tourist attraction, and has continued to be one of the most-visited tourist attractions in Colorado since its construction. The road is designated as Fremont County Road 3A. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad runs under the bridge along the base of Royal Gorge.

Measuring from deck to the river below, the Royal Gorge Bridge held the record of highest bridge in the world from 1929 to 2003, with a height of 956 ft. In 2003 it was surpassed by the Beipanjiang River 2003 Bridge with its height of 1,201 ft, however The Royal Gorge is still the highest bridge in the United States.

In October 2003, while performing a proximity demonstration, wingsuiter Dwain Weston was killed attempting to fly over the bridge.[3] Weston was wearing a wingsuit, a skydiving suit with fabric extended below the arms to the body and between the legs to catch air allowing for horizontal travel when skydiving. Weston was to go over the bridge while fellow skydiver Jeb Corliss was to go under it. Miscalculating his distance from the bridge, Weston struck a railing while traveling an estimated 120 mph, killing him instantly and dismembering extremities. Cleanup from his impact took two full days, and many parts of Weston's body were never recovered.

Royal Gorge Bridge
Royal Gorge Bridge
Credit: Jon Beck
DM88T

climber
San Juan Bautista, CA
Jul 17, 2012 - 02:20am PT
Wow Ed, great lighting and shadows.



Credit: DM88T
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 30, 2012 - 06:24pm PT
Credit: Dingus Milktoast

Credit: Dingus Milktoast







Credit: Dingus Milktoast

DMT
zBrown

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Aug 30, 2012 - 06:34pm PT
Bridge to Nowhere - San Gabriel Mountains:



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