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Your Favorite Bridges

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Post pics of you favorite bridges, and tell a little bit about them.

heres mine.

The Mackinac Bridge, spanning the 5 mile long Straits of Mackinaw in northern Michigan.

(sorry this is the best pic i got.)

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And heres another one i like.

The International Bridge, connecting the US to Canada at Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. It spans the St. Mary's River/ The Soo Locks, the largest freshwater lock system in the world.

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The first one reminds me of the Verrazano in New York and the second one is gorgeous!

Speaking of the devil, the Verrazano:

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The Delaware Memorial Bridge:

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My favourite is the Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge:

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THe Ambassador Bridge- Crossing the Detroit River, linking Detroit, Michigan to Windsor,Ontario.

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The Blue Water bridge, linking Port Huron, Michigan to Sarnia, Ontario.

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The Portage Lift bridge, linking Hancock and Houghton, Michigan over the portage canal.

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That Mighty Mac and Cape Cod Canal are my favorites on this list so far.

But I have to give my love to where I left my heart:

Sydney Harbour Bridge linking the CBD of Sydney to the CBD of North Sydney:

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and of course, my notorious picture I use for everything Australian:

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And, while not so famous as it's brother only a mile or two away, the Anzac Bridge over one of the many coves in Sydney brings back a lot of memories:

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I've walked the distance of both and the views of the city are amazing from them. They are as much national icons to Australians as the Golden Gate Bridge is to Americans.

While I don't have any pictures of them, Pittsburgh and Jacksonville have some gorgeous bridges along their bisecting rivers, especially at night. Maybe I'll try to snap a shot or two of Jax's while I'm in Florida this weekend.

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The Millau bridge over the Tarn River in the Massif Central Mountains.

Currently the world's tallest Bridge.

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I'm surprised they don't call it a Skyway if it's the world's tallest.

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Wow that doesn't even look real, it looks like something I came up with in photoshop.

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If you own the rights to this pic I'd love to buy a single license, blow up and frame, this is an incredible picture, better than about any commercial version I've seen. Completely awesome.

I'm including this googled pic until I can load my own later, of MAM's pedestrian bridge. Sorry to twist the theme a little here, but it is an incredible "bridge" none-the-less.

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If you own the rights to this pic I'd love to buy a single license, blow up and frame, this is an incredible picture, better than about any commercial version I've seen. Completely awesome.

I'm including this googled pic until I can load my own later, of MAM's pedestrian bridge. Sorry to twist the theme a little here, but it is an incredible "bridge" none-the-less.

I do own it, you probably got my PM by now.

Sydney has a couple of those ped bridges like that, one I particularly like is near the Rocks. Googled:

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That IS a photoshop because it's a rendering, but the actual bridge has been completed.

Yeah, I just realized that. It was in my photobucket account and I decided to post it.

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Duluth, MN/Superior, WI also have a couple of pretty cool bridges.

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The famous lift bridge during winter:

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MN Hwy. 61 bridge over the Temperance River.

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this bridge is GREAT! I love cable stayed bridges.

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this bridge is GREAT! I love cable stayed bridges.

Charleston, South Carolina's Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge: aka. the New Cooper River Bridge.

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man, that bridge is awesome.

heres another of my favorites- The Belle Isle Bridge, spaaning part of the Detroit River, connecting Belle Isle to the mainland part of Detroit. Built in 1923 it consists of 19 arches, it is a total length of 2,356 feet.

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Very cool, weve got a bridge in similar design here, the Mayo Bridge, but I dont have any good pictures. Theres the Belle Isle Bridge too, well, pedestrian bridge.

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These are very inspiring photographs! Thanks to everyone who has posted:)

To my knowledge no other city is as defined by it's bridges as Jacksonville. The Dames Point Bridge is clearly the most magestic bridge in the city. But my personal favorite is the Main Street Bridge AKA the Blue Bridge. It's the smallest and oldest of Jax's existing bridges, and the city has been painting it a delightful blue for many years.

I wish I had some pics to share. Perhaps some other member might have some to post.

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Charleston, South Carolina's Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge: aka. the New Cooper River Bridge.

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Woohoo, my native bridge :D! I love it. I use it at least 5 times a week.

Wow, I'm way too excited over this :lol:

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A few more Michigan bridges (or retreads):

Blue Water Bridge (Port Huron/Sarnia, ON)

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International Bridge (Sault Sainte Marie, MI & ON)

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Portage Lake Lift Bridge (Hancock & Houghton)

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Smithfield Street Bridge in Pittsburgh (an old timer, built in 1881)

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Wheeling Suspension Bridge built 1849

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cool bridges! i like pittsburgh's bridges.

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The bridge that has to top my list is the Mighty Mac. I walked it back in 2001.

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