Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Transport infrastructure

Shanghai Tunnels

Legendary tunnels in diverse locations of Chinatown. These tunnels were used as escape routes as well as for living, for diverse criminal activities. Legends...

Steel Bridge (Portland)

A double decker truss bridge which was constructed in 1912. This bridge has a complex vertical lift which rises the double decker system from...

Hawthorne Bridge

A historical truss bridge, constructed in 1910. It has a vertical lift which operates up to this day, rising a section of bridge from...

St. Johns Bridge

A beautiful steel suspension bridge, constructed in 1931. The bridge towers have unusual Neo-Gothic forms. Bridge is 630 m long, the main span is...

Astoria – Megler Bridge

The longest continuous truss bridge in the United States. This 6.55 km long bridge was constructed in 1962-1966 across Columbia River. The longest span...

Oregon City Bridge

An impressive bridge in Art Deco style, constructed in 1922. It is 227 m long with 110 m long main span. Location, GPS coordinates: 45.359 N...

BP Pedestrian Bridge

A pedestrian footbridge over a busy inner-city highway. The bridge was built in 2004 and designed by Frank Gehry. Bridge has unusual, snake-like planning....

Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center

The seventh largest building in the world by volume, built in 1966 for assembling American manned space vehicles. The building is 160.3 m tall,...

Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine

A beautiful bridge in Venetian Neo-Renaissance style, built in 1925 – 1927. Rebuilt in extended version in 2010. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89291 N 81.30738 W Categories: Bridges and...

Mud Lake Canal

Large scale prehistoric structure – artificially made canal for canoes to simplify yearly migrations – to avoid rough waters of Mexico Gulf. Canal is...