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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2275 on: December 14, 2019, 11:13:55 pm »
Longest bridge in Cuba:


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Broken bridge:


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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2276 on: February 18, 2020, 12:25:07 pm »
My local swing bridge, carrying a bridleway between Zebon Copse and Zebon Copse (and vice versa)

                       
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2277 on: March 17, 2020, 04:43:16 pm »
This has appeared since I last used the Bournbrook Walkway:



It usefully bypasses an awkward Silly Sustrans Gate™ and a narrow twig-infested path.   :thumbsup:
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2278 on: March 20, 2020, 11:10:46 am »
From my 2018 tour. River Somme.
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2279 on: March 20, 2020, 05:37:18 pm »
2018 again. Roudice nad Labem in the Czech Republic. River Elbe (or Labem as they call it in those parts).

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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2280 on: March 20, 2020, 08:54:20 pm »
River Elbe (or Labem as they call it in those parts).
Strictly speaking I think they call it the Labe. Labem is the prepositional case used after nad (on).
Yeah, you knew that anyway but hey, we've got to fill the time somehow.  ::-)
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2281 on: March 21, 2020, 08:34:03 am »
River Elbe (or Labem as they call it in those parts).
Strictly speaking I think they call it the Labe. Labem is the prepositional case used after nad (on).
Yeah, you knew that anyway but hey, we've got to fill the time somehow.  ::-)

That did occur to me as I was typing it but I CBA to look it up, and I remember pondering at the time how close to  anagrams of each other they are (Elbe/Labe).

But in Germany it's the River Arse
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« Reply #2282 on: March 21, 2020, 08:39:27 am »
Le Chesne in 2018, and the Canal des Ardennes

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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2283 on: March 21, 2020, 07:13:40 pm »
Usti nad Labem

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Cudzoziemiec

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« Reply #2284 on: March 21, 2020, 07:29:11 pm »
But in Germany it's the River Arse
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:facepalm: ::-) :D

(And I think you're right, it's a case of consonant swapping, like Farbe<>barwa)
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2285 on: March 22, 2020, 07:56:19 am »
Usti nad Labem again. a railway bridge, with the bridge over the Bilina where it flows into the Labe visible in the distance.

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« Reply #2286 on: March 23, 2020, 09:27:30 am »
Third and final bridge in Usti nad Labem

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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2287 on: March 23, 2020, 09:30:49 am »
That's not a bridge, it's an aeolian harp you can drive on!
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2289 on: March 23, 2020, 12:35:13 pm »
That's not a bridge, it's an aeolian harp you can drive on!
From https://www.usti-nad-labem.cz/en/tourists/sights/remarkable-buildings/usti-nad-labem-bridges.html
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Mariánský Bridge
The newest bridge from the year 1998 immediately became one of the Ústí nad Labem symbols and in 2001 the bridge was ranked one of the ten most beautiful constructions of the 20th century in the world in an international inquiry of the well-known Structural Engineering International magazine..
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2290 on: March 24, 2020, 08:06:29 am »
Giżycko swing bridge in the Masurian lake district in northeast Poland. The bridge crosses a canal linking two lakes. There's a set schedule for opening and closing.

Here's a short video clip of the bridge operator operating the bridge. The gearing is very much of the granny variety.

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Giżycko’s working rotary bridge was built in 1889 and is the only one of its kind in the country. Despite weighing more than 100 tonnes, it can be turned by one person, and is opened up to seven times daily to allow boats through, closing to traffic for between 20 minutes and 1½ hours each time.



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« Reply #2291 on: March 26, 2020, 01:08:34 pm »
Somewhere near Žamberk(CZ) not far from the Polish border
 
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« Reply #2292 on: March 27, 2020, 11:25:48 am »
Lithuania - road bridge across the Neman near Jurbarkas, about 8km from the border with the Russian exclave Kaliningrad.

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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2293 on: March 27, 2020, 09:29:45 pm »
Bridge of Don


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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2294 on: April 01, 2020, 12:27:25 pm »
The Meuse near Inor

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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2295 on: April 03, 2020, 04:38:31 pm »
Somewhere near Čelákovice over an oxbow lake which used to be the Elbe/Labe.

Edit: is it still an oxbow lake if it's been created (i.e. left behind)  by artificial channelling of the river rather than natural meanderings?



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« Reply #2296 on: April 04, 2020, 10:46:44 am »
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« Reply #2297 on: April 07, 2020, 01:58:58 pm »

One of the 'highway' bridges across the Cuyahoga River valley, Ohio, USA.  Source
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« Reply #2298 on: April 08, 2020, 01:43:46 pm »
Canal des Mines de Fer de la Moselle, I think.
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Re: Bridges for CrinklyLion (and everyone else!)
« Reply #2299 on: April 16, 2020, 05:58:51 pm »
The Alte Brücke across the Neckar at Heidelberg

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