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

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November 2004 archive

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Landmark spans a century
1904 Alexandra suspension bridge, Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Australia (picture, link)
The Examiner (Launceston, Australia)
30 November 2004

Missouri Residents Hope to Save Historic Bridge
Union Pacific Railroad lift bridge over the Missouri River, Boonville, Mo.
Morning Edition, National Public Radio (Washington)
30 November 2004

Punakha cantilever bridge to be rebuilt
Wooden cantilever bridge, Punakha, Bhutan
Kuensel (Thimphu, Bhutan)
30 November 2004

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

Swinging Bridge committee meets with MDOT on funding
Pedestrian suspension bridge, Brunswick, Me. (link)
The Times Record (Brunswick, Me.)
29 November 2004

Memorial Bridge to close this week
Memorial Bridge, Augusta, Me., gets new rocker bearings
Morning Sentinel (Waterville, Me.)
29 November 2004

A bridge to his, and city's, past
1915 Sewalls Falls Bridge over the Merrimack River, Concord, N.H. (picture)
Concord Monitor (Concord, N.H.)
29 November 2004

Survey identifies historically significant bridges
Bridges of Forsythe County, North Carolina
Winston-Salem Journal (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
29 November 2004

College of Architecture and Planning receives grant to study metal bridges
Indiana metal-truss bridges
Daily News (Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.)
29 November 2004

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

Historic span gets a closer look
1889 Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge (HAER report)
Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
28 November 2004

Almost lost
St. Johns Bridge, Portland, Ore. (HAER report)
The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
28 November 2004

Bay Bridge
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, 1985 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

Original Bay Bridge also provided an economic boost
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (HAER report)
Oakland Tribune (Oakland, Calif.)
28 November 2004

Architect of bridge redesign angry
Replacement for eastern spans of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (picture)
San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco)
28 November 2004

Rail bridge project deadline extended to December 17
Coos Bay Railroad Bridge, Coos Bay, Ore. (picture)
The World (Coos Bay, Ore.)
26 November 2004

Trestle-to-trail conversion may be back on track
Railroad trestle, Lake Butte des Morts, Wisconsin
The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wisc.)
26 November 2004

Supervisors grant more time to Friends of Bunker Miller Bridge
1877 English River bridge, Richmond, Iowa
Kalona News (Kalona, Iowa)
24 November 2004

Turning The High Line Elevated Railroad Into An Unconventional Park
The High Line, Manhattan (link)
Gotham Gazette (New York)
24 November 2004

State finds funds for new bridge
1888 Maroon Creek bridge, Aspen, Colo.
The Aspen Times (Aspen, Colo.)
24 November 2004

Amtrak Infrastructure on Brink, DOT Warns
Amtrak bridges and tunnels
The Washington Post (Washington)
22 November 2004

Lost and found
Stone-arch bridge, Towpath Road, Annville, Pa.
The Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pa.)
21 November 2004

Verrazano Bridge
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (Jet Lowe, HAER)

Happy 40th, Verrazano
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, N.Y. (picture, HAER record)
Daily News (New York)
20 November 2004

New bridge in place, not yet done
Replacement for mid-19th-century stone-arch bridge, Lyndeborough, N.H. (picture)
The Telegraph (Nashua, N.H.)
18 November 2004

Gangs steal historic Outback railbridges
1890s railroad bridges, north Australia
The Daily Telegraph (London)
17 November 2004

Bridge plans worry residents
92-year-old concrete bridge, near Carlisle, Pa. (picture)
The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.)
17 November 2004

Bridge opinions strong
1915 Sewalls Falls Bridge over the Merrimack River, Concord, N.H. (picture with earlier article)
Concord Monitor (Concord, N.H.)
17 November 2004

Hayhurst Bridge Swings Back into Action
Hayhurst Swing Bridge, Northwich, England (excellent link) (Watford, England)
16 November 2004

Waldo-Hancock Bridge
Waldo-Hancock Bridge in 1936 (George French)

State signs off on contract, design for new bridge
New Waldo-Hancock Bridge, Maine (pictures)
The Associated Press (Bucksport, Me.)
November 2004

Town Hopes Bridge Repair Plans Speed Up
Vilas Bridge, linking Bellows Falls, Vt., and Walpole, N.H. (pictures, more pictures)
WPTZ-TV (Plattsburgh, N.Y.)
16 November 2004

Group wants Wright bridge protected
1915 Ravine Bluffs bridge by Frank Lloyd Wright, Glencoe, Ill. (HAER report)
Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago)
16 November 2004

Come fly with me
Millau Viaduct, Millau, France (picture, link, in French)
The Guardian (London)
16 November 2004

It's a lonely job when you're at the top
72-yearold King's Highway swing bridge, Suffolk, Va. (pictures)
The Daily Press (Suffolk, Va.)
16 November 2004

Historic bridge spans Torrance's past, present
1913 Southern Pacific Railroad bridge, Torrance, Calif. (picture)
Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.)
15 November 2004

Solving Aspen's problematic span
1888 Maroon Creek bridge, Aspen, Colo.
The Aspen Times (Aspen, Colo.)
15 November 2004

Bridge fix doable, officials concede
Stone Tuscarora Bridge, Upper Mount Bethel Township, Pa.
The Express-Times (Easton, Pa.)
13 November 2004

Meeting to discuss bridge's future
1902 Cotton Transfer Bridge over the Nashua River, Nashua, N.H.
The Telegraph (Nashua, N.H.)
13 November 2004

Supervisors to hear more public comment on English River Bridge
1877 English River bridge, Richmond, Iowa
Kalona News (Kalona, Iowa)
10 November 2004

Casselman Bridge
Casselman Bridge in 1933 (A.S. Burns, HAER)

Go Take a Pike
Casselman Bridge, Granstville, Md. (picture, HAER report)
1839 Dunlap Creek Bridge, Brownsville, Pa. (HAER report)
The Washington Post (Washington)
10 November 2004

Old bridge spawns new ideas for location
Rowe Valley Bridge, Circleville, Tex. (picture)
News 8 (Austin, Tex.)
8 November 2004

Entrepreneur is building a bridge to the past
Suspension bridge of unknown age, Carroll County, Maryland
The Sun (Baltimore)
7 November 2004

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge in 1982 (Jet Lowe, HAER)

A stroll on the Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge, New York (HAER record with excellent images)
The Providence Journal (Providence, R.I.)
7 November 2004

Bridges Loom as Cash Cow That Nobody Dares to Milk
East River bridges, New York
The New York Times (New York)
7 November 2004

Stuck in the slow lane
1913 Van Buren Avenue swing-span bridge, Corvallis, Ore.
Corvallis Gazette-Times (Corvallis, Ore.)
7 November 2004

Bridges link memories, dreams
Grace Memorial Bridge (link)
The State (Columbia, S.C.)
7 November 2004

County hopes to save old bridge
Rinard Covered Bridge, Bloomfield, Ohio (link)
Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio)
6 November 2004

Old Bethlehem Road closed due to storm damage to bridge
1777 stone-arch bridge, Bucks County, Pa. (picture)
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
6 November 2004

Ceremony Honors Renovated Bible Covered Bridge
1882 Bible Covered Bridge, near Warrensburg, Tenn. (picture, link)
The Greeneville Sun (Greeneville, Tenn.)
6 November 2004

Township nixes OJR request to let buses use bridges
3 weight-restricted bridges, East Coventry Township, Pennsylvania
The Mercury (Pottstown, Pa.)
6 November 2004

Historical group decides project
1886 Gilbertville Road covered bridge, Gilbertville, Mass. (link, another link)
The Republican (Springfield, Mass.)
5 November 2004

Major work on Red Cliff bridge complete
Red Cliff Arch Bridge (picture)
Vail Daily (Avon, Colo.)
5 November 2004

The Main Street Bridge: Icon In Jeopardy
Main Street Bridge, Santa Monica (pictures)
Santa Monica Mirror (Santa Monica, Calif.)
3 November 2004

Group works to salvage railroad bridge parts
Union Pacific Railroad bridge, Boonville, Mo. (picture, earlier story)
News-Leader (Springfield, Mo.)
3 November 2004

Big Four Bridge
Big Four Bridge, 1975 (Jack Boucher, HABS/HAER)

Ruling gives boost to plans for Big Four Bridge
Big Four Railroad Bridge, Louisville, Ky. (link)
The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)
3 November 2004

Buggy Creek near Minco bridge slated for replacement
1935 bridge, Minco, Okla.
The Express-Star (Chickahsa, Okla.)
3 November 2004

Horseshoe Creek bridge up for discussion
1922 truss bridge, Oak Grove, Mo.
The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Mo.)
3 November 2004

4 Plead in Bridge Arson
Mood's Covered Bridge, East Rockhill, Pa. (pictures)
The Associated Press (Perkasie, Pa.)
2 November 2004

Board 2 discusses replacing aging Goethals Bridge
Goethals Bridge between New Jersey and Staten Island, N.Y. (link, HAER report)
Staten Island Advance (Staten Island, N.Y.)
2 November 2004

Panel discusses pitfalls of railroad bridge plan
Kanawha River bridge, Charleston, W.Va.
Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, W.Va.)
2 November 2004

Early repairs made on bridge
Eldean Covered Bridge, Concord Township, Ohio (link, another link)
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
2 November 2004

Hoover Dam
Postcard view of Hoover Dam (Bureau of Reclamation)

Contract awarded for bridge to bypass Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam, Colorado River at Arizona-Nevada border (link)
The Associated Press (Kingman, Ariz.)
1 November 2004

    Dam bridge moves closer
    Hoover Dam, Colorado River at Arizona-Nevada border (link)
    Las Vegas Review-Journal (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    21 October 2004

Bridge repairs project goes on
Coalport Bridge, Telford, England (picture)
Shropshire Star (Telford, England)
1 November 2004

Serenity of covered bridge belies dark legend
1861 Alamuchee Covered Bridge, now in Livingston, Ala. (link)
Mobile Register (Mobile, Ala.)
1 November 2004

October 2004 archive

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