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July 2004 archive

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Officials sue over collapsed bridge
2001 truss-bridge collapse, Tewksbury Township, N.J.
The Express-Times (Easton, Pa.)
31 July 2004

Striving to save bridge to the past
1926 Santa Fe railroad bridge, Dallas
The Dallas Morning News (Dallas)
31 July 2004

Bridge is still on hold
19th-century stone-arch bridge over Conococheague Creek, Washington County, Maryland (photo, description)
The Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.)
30 July 2004


Expenses dim decorative display on downtown bridges
Seven bridges in Grand Rapids, Mich. (image)
The Grand Rapids Press (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
29July 2004

Sullivan's Island's bridge win
Ben Sawyer swing-span bridge, Sullivan's Island, S.C. (picture)
The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.)
29 July 2004

E-mails, petitions urge E. Rockhill to rebuild Mood's Covered Bridge
Mood's Covered Bridge, East Rockhill Township, Pa. (pictures)
The News Herald (Fort Washington, Pa.)
29 July 2004

Covington wants CSX bridge fixed
CSX bridge in downtown Covington, Ky.
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati)
29 July 2004

Blasting of old bridge begins Tuesday
Old Cape Girardeau Bridge over the Mississippi, Cape Girardeau, Mo. (picture -- scroll down)
Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau, Mo.)
29 July 2004

Search team finds body of CSX worker
Tender of CSX bridge crossing Tensaw River in Alabama
Mobile Register (Mobile, Ala.)
29 July 2004


Covered bridges targeted for rehab
Arthur A. Smith Bridge, Colrain, Mass. (link, another link)
Pumping Station Bridge, Greenfield, Mass. (link, another link)
The Republican (Springfield, Mass.)
28 July 2004

Bridge helps swell town's pride
1904 Souris Swinging Bridge, Souris, Manitoba (link)
Brandon Sun (Brandon, Manitoba)
28 July 2004

Tedious trek to Chincoteague continues as town awaits divisive bridge
Chincoteague Channel and the Black Narrows bridges, Chincoteague, Va. (link, photo)
The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)
28 July 2004

Bridge gets designation
Bridge in Saline County, Kansas
Salina Journal (Salina, Kan.)
27 July 2004

Judge: Bridge will get fixed
1924 Judsonia Bridge (through truss with swing span), Searcy, Ark. (picture)
The Daily Citizen (Searcy, Ark.)
27 July 2004

Poughkeepsie Bridge
Poughkeepsie Bridge, 1978 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

Group revives railroad bridge effort
Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge (HAER report)
Daily Freeman ( Kingston, N.Y.)
27 July 2004

State will pay to replace Dover Bridge
Dover swing bridge, Choptank River, Maryland
Daily Banner (Cambridge, Md.)
27 July 2004

Hunts Bridge replacement on way
Replacement of 130-year-old stone-arch bridge, Attleboro, Mass.
The Sun Chronicle (Attleboro, Mass.)
27 July 2004

Now a Message From a Sponsor of the Subway?
New York bridges
The New York Times (New York)
27 July 2004

The bridge of Dunn County
New covered bridge fashioned from old pony-truss span, Richardton, N.D.
The Bismark Tribune (Bismark, N.D.)
27 July 2004

Commission awards contract to spruce up Trenton bridge
Lower Trenton Bridge, Trenton, N.J. (picture)
Bucks County Courier Times (Levittown, Pa.)
26 July 2004


Kinzua Viaduct
Kinzua Viaduct, 1971 (Jack Boucher, HAER)

Tourism drops off at Kinzua Viaduct
Kinzua Viaduct, Mount Jewett, Pa. (HAER report, foundation site)
The Associated Press (Mount Jewett, Pa.)
26 July 2004

Wilcox Bridge: Will it be a casualty of progress
Wilcox Bridge, Rowan County, North Carolina
Salisbury Post (Salisbury, N.C.)
26 July 2004

Unesco railway bid is back on track
Bridges of Switzerland's Bernina Express railway line (picture)
Swiss Radio International (Bern, Switzerland)
26 July 2004

Bridges inspire 'movers and shakers'
Covered bridges of Perry County, Pennsylvania (pictures)
The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
25 July 2004

DOT searches for Waldo-Hancock bridge builders
Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Maine (picture)
Village Soup (Rockland, Me.)
23 July 2004

Mostar Bridge
Old Bridge, Mostar

Mostar bridge opens with splash
Stari Most, Mostar, Bosnia (picture, pictures of 1566 bridge, reconstruction site, bailey-bridge site)
BBC (London)
23 July 2004

Group works to save bridge
New Sharon Iron Bridge, New Sharon, Me.
Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Me.)
23 July 2004

Free bridge re-dedicated in ceremony
Bridge between New Hope, Pa., and Lambertville, N.J.
The Beacon (Hopewell, N.J.)
21 July 2004

Owing Columbia
Civil-War era covered bridge between Columbia and Wrightsville, Pa. (link)
The Washington Times (Washington)
20 July 2004

Life spans
Bridges of Sacramento, Calif. (picture)
The Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Calif.)
18 July 2004

St. Devenick's Bridge
St. Devenick's Bridge (Robert Semple, Ruthrieston West Church)

Call to restore historic Aberdeen Bridge
St. Devenick's Bridge, Aberdeen, Scotland (picture)
Grampian TV (Aberdeen, Scotland)
18 July 2004

U. of California at San Diego dean helps design Athens bridge
New Rion-Antirion Bridge (link)
North County Times (Escondido, Ca.)
17 July 2004

Reward Offered In Covered Bridge Arson
Mood's Covered Bridge, East Rockhill Township, Pa. (pictures)
The Associated Press (Doylestown, Pa.)
16 July 2004

Missing link
Minnesota Slip Drawbridge, Duluth, Minn. (link, another link)
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
16 July 2004

Arkwright Bridge to move?
1888 Pratt through-truss Arkwright Bridge, Cranston, R.I.
Kent County Daily Times (West Warwick, R.I.)
13 July 2004

Engineering marvels bridge city that works
Chicago bridges (old postcard images)
Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago)
13 July 2004

An effort to preserve bridges of yesteryear
Pennsylvania covered bridges
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia)
12 July 2004

Crossing troubles waters?
Two iron-truss bridges, Putnam County, Indiana
The Banner-Graphic (Greencastle, Ind.)
9 July 2004

Frederick Bridges, Uncovered
Bridges of Frederick County, Maryland (picture)
The Washington Post (Washington)
9 July 2004

Delta's utilitarian drawbridges slow down modern world enough to admire the past
Drawbridges around Sacramento, Calif. (pictures)
San Frqancisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
4 July 2004

Mood's Covered Bridge Should Reopen By Labor Day
Mood's Covered Bridge, East Rockhill Township, Pa. (pictures)
The Associated Press (Doylestown, Pa.)
2 July 2004

June 2004 archive

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