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1900 Casselman River Bridge, Moser Road, south of Meyersdale, Pa., by "Walker Brothers Contractors, Charlestown, W.Va." (September, 2004)

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April 2005 archive

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Southport Bridge To Undergo Maintenance And Repair
1939 Southport Swing Bridge, Southport Island, Me. (link)
Boothbay Register (Boothbay, Me.)
29 April 2005

Town mulls bridge's fate
Stone-arch High-Lo Biddy Bridge, Putney, Vt. (picture)
Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vt.)
26 April 2005

What next? City Officials Try To Determine Standing Of Bridge
72-year-old railroad bridge, Boonville, Mo. (picture in earlier article)
Boonville Daily News (Boonville, Mo.)
25 April 2005

Kincardine bridge swings to future
Kincardine Bridge, Firth of Forth, Scotland (link)
The Herald (Glasglow)
25 April 2005

Something grand
Brent Spence bridge, Cincinnati (link)
The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati)
23 April 2005

Tioronda Bridge
Tioronda Bridge in 1987 (Martin Stupich, HAER)

Plan advances to rebuild bridge at Beacon
1872 Tioronda Bridge, Beacon, N.Y. (picture, HAER report)
The Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.)
21 April 2005

New Tolt Hill Bridge to stick with tradition
Replacement for 83-year-old truss bridge, Carnation, Wash.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Seattle)
21 April 2005

Royer bridge work complete
Incompletely identified bridge in Lancaster County (maybe Rosehill Bridge, also known as Wenger Bridge?); also Keller or Rettews Mill Covered Bridge, Akron, Pa. (link)
The Ephrata Review (Ephrata, Pa.)
20 April 2005

Silver bridge still up for adoption
1940 through-truss bridge, Hamilton, Mont.
Ravalli Republic (Hamilton, Mont.)
19 April 2005

This bridge really is for sale in Clarksville
Timber-bent bridge, Clarksville, N.H. (picture)
The Union Leader (Manchester, N.H.)
18 April 2005

Diver inspects gash on closed Bucks bridge
Washington Crossing Bridge, Bucks County, Pa. (link, press release)
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia)
15 April 2005

Monocacy Aqueduct
Monocacy Aqueduct in 1936 (E.H. Pickering, HAER)

Work to Restore C&O Towpath Nearly Complete
Monocacy Aqueduct, C&O Canal, Dickerson, Md. (HAER report)
WTOP Radio (Washington)
13 April 2005

Bridges may be in competition for preservation dollars
Two bridges, Brinkhaven, Ohio (picture)
Knox Pages (Mount Vernon, Ohio)
13 April 2005

Swinging Bridge
"Swinging Bridge," Brunswick, Me., July 2004 (Lawrence Biemiller)

Brunswick: Added money allows start of work on swinging bridge
Pedestrian suspension bridge, Brunswick, Me. (link)
Portland Press Herald (Portland, Me.)
12 April 2005

Raising Rinard Bridge
Rinard Covered Bridge, Bloomfield, Ohio (link)
WTAP-TV (Parkersburg, W.Va.)
12 April 2005

Bridge to Future
1955 swing bridge, Surf City, N.C. (picture)
The Daily News (Jacksonville, N.C.)
11 April 2005

Picture this: Drawbridge Operator
1930 Wittpenn lift bridge, Hackensack River, New Jersey (picture, link)
The Record (West Paterson, N.J.)
11 April 2005

William Brown
Obituary for bridge designer
The Times (London)
11 April 2005

A.E.B. can serve decades into future
1937 Amelia Earhart Bridge, Atchison, Kan. (link)
Atchison Daily Globe (Atchison, Kan.)
9 April 2005

Tallgrass prairie preserve to get long-awaited improvements
Cottonwood River Bridge, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (link)
The Lawrence Journal-World (Lawrence, Kan.)
8 April 2005

Crumbling Flats bridges force closing of 2 roads
West Third Street and Eagle Avenue bridges, Cleveland (link)
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
7 April 2005

Randolph bridge project goes from Volkswagen to Cadillac
Bradley Covered Bridge, East Randolph, Vt. (link)
Times Argus (Barre, Vt.)
7 April 2005

Severe structural problems reason for bridge closure
1957 three-span truss bridge, Purcell, Okla.
The Purcell Register (Purcell, Okla.)
7 April 2005

Men get prison time for bridge fire
1873 Knecht's Covered Bridge, Springfield, Pa. (link)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
6 April 2005

Bridge to the future
1901 wood-truss Raytown Road Bridge, Raytown, Mo. (picture)
Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
6 April 2005

Student Engineer Finds 'Structural Art' In 19th Century Bridges
Whipple, Fink, and Bollman trusses (picture)
Science Daily
4 April 2005

Floods pummel outlying counties
Stone-arch bridge near Damascus, Pa., is among three lost
The Times Tribune (Scranton, Pa.)
4 April 2005

Roebling Suspension Bridge
Roebling Suspension Bridge, 1987 (William Gun Johnson, HAER)

Get serious; color Roebling Bridge right
Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati (HAER report)
The Enquirer (Cincinnati)
3 April 2005

Rail line plans large scale bridge upgrade
Amtrak bridges in Connecticut
New York Newsday (New York)
3 April 2005

Buskirk's Bridge opens to traffic
Buskirk Covered Bridge, Buskirk, N.Y. (link)
Bennington Banner (Bennington, Vt.)
2 April 2005

Aerial Lift Bridge
Aerial Lift Bridge in 1990 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

Operator gets bridged on last day at landmark
Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minn. (link, HAER report)
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
1 April 2005

Viaduct continues to settle, but not by much
Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle (picture)
The Seattle Times (Seattle)
1 April 2005

March 2005 archive

Assembled somewhat irregularly by Lawrence Biemiller, with help from the lovely and talented Google news-search engine.