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Wandering Over the Bridge at Deception Pass

I have walked across the bridge at Deception Pass before and that appeared in the blog in this post.  We headed back to the area one weekend recently and stopped to cross the bridge again.  The narrow sidewalk on the … Continue reading

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Blue Bridge

A new Johnson Street bridge has recently opened across part of Victoria Harbour. It has replaced an old bridge that was apparently in bad condition. The new structure is a bascule bridge to allow larger boat traffic to access the … Continue reading

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Gorge Creek

The North Cascades Highway crosses a bridge at Gorge Creek.  We had stopped to go to a lookout point on the lake side of the highway and the trail to this point ran alongside the creek.  As we headed back, … Continue reading

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The Bridge Over Deception Pass

Before we knew we were moving to the Pacific Northwest, we took a vacation up here.  Ironically, we did it because it was relatively close and we thought the next move might take us away.  Guess we got that one … Continue reading

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Rusty Discoloration

The Riverwalk along the Chicago River takes you under the bridges.  Each bridge is on a cycle for refurbishment so, while they are repainted regularly, they do progressively show signs of weathering.  Some of them are rather old structures with … Continue reading

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Bridge Perspectives

Walking under the bridges along the Riverwalk in Chicago provides a very different perspective that that which you get from above.  Some of the bridges have solid deck and others have gridded metal decks which allow light through (and anything … Continue reading

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I-90 Floating Bridge

I-90 crosses Lake Washington on a floating bridge.  I have driven over it countless times.  It crosses from Seattle to Mercer Island which the freeway then crosses before continuing on to the east side.  I was on that side of … Continue reading

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Trestle Out of Use

The east side of Lake Washington used to have a lot more train traffic.  A line ran up that side of the lake but the railroad closed it down and then the interstate was rebuilt and went over the previous … Continue reading

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Bridge at Hecata Head

Highway 101 passes Hecata Head and crosses a river before entering a tunnel through the cliffs.  The bridge is a pretty elegant structure.  Unfortunately, winter is not a good time to try and photograph it.  It is tucked in amongst … Continue reading

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Bridge of Glass

After our lunch in Tacoma, we took a quick stroll around the area before heading home.  There is a glass museum which looks like something that will be a source for another day trip.  To get to the museum, we … Continue reading

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