Friday, February 7, 2020

Golden Gate Bridge

Iconic bridge, one of the most popular bridges in the world. This 2,737 m long suspension bridge was constructed in 1933 - 1937. Pylons...

Miles Glacier Bridge (Million Dollar Bridge)

Million Dollar Bridge or, more officially - Miles Glacier Bridge - is a 470 m long railway bridge which was built in 1910. This...

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel (Whittier Tunnel)

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel or Whittier Tunnel is 4.1 km long tunnel - the second longest highway tunnel and the longest combined road and...

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Enormous cable-stayed bridge with two towers, each 175 m high, holding a deck with eight traffic lanes and pedestrian way. Total length - 4...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

One of most iconic railway terminal buildings in Asia, built in 1897. One of most sumptuous and largest examples of Gothic Revival architecture with...

Howrah Bridge

Impressive cantilever bridge across Hooghly River, built in 1943. The longest span - 457,5 m. Most likely, this is the busiest cantilever bridge in...

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Monument of technology. This 86 km long railway line ascends approximately 2,100 m. It was built in 1881 and has been preserved in its...

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Unique rack railway, 41.8 km long line, rising approximately 2,200 m, built in 1908. Preserved in its historical state. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.3851 N 76.7178 E Categories: Transport...

Double decker root bridge near Cherrapunji

Root bridges are not built but grown of the roots of Ficus elastica trees. Such a living bridge over time gets additional supports from...