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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #375 on: May 18, 2021, 10:02:38 PM »

Genesee Arch Bridge in Letchworth State Park.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #376 on: May 18, 2021, 10:04:20 PM »

Too easy! That is correct, you're up.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #377 on: May 18, 2021, 10:26:24 PM »

I felt a little guilty guessing, but I guess my timing was right.

I'll go with this one:

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #378 on: May 18, 2021, 10:40:07 PM »

I felt a little guilty guessing, but I guess my timing was right.

No worries. We've been progressing fairly slowly, so I'm up for a pace increase!

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #379 on: May 19, 2021, 07:53:57 AM »

I felt a little guilty guessing, but I guess my timing was right.

I'll go with this one:



I know where that is because I saw it in context in a trip report that included it, so I won’t spoil the fun for other people.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #380 on: May 19, 2021, 11:42:48 PM »

I felt a little guilty guessing, but I guess my timing was right.

I'll go with this one:



I know where that is because I saw it in context in a trip report that included it, so I won’t spoil the fun for other people.

That looks like an incredibly cool bridge! Wish I knew where it was.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #381 on: May 20, 2021, 11:59:24 AM »

I felt a little guilty guessing, but I guess my timing was right.

I'll go with this one:

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I know where that is because I saw it in context in a trip report that included it, so I won’t spoil the fun for other people.

That looks like an incredibly cool bridge! Wish I knew where it was.

Well, 1995hoo's comment should be a pretty broad clue as to where to find it!   :biggrin:

I figured it out pretty quick, but someone else can guess because I just went.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #382 on: May 24, 2021, 09:09:22 PM »

I'll go with this one:


I know where that is because I saw it in context in a trip report that included it, so I won’t spoil the fun for other people.
That looks like an incredibly cool bridge! Wish I knew where it was.
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I figured it out pretty quick, but someone else can guess because I just went.


Alright, it's been long enough: Captain William Moore Bridge in Skagway, AK?

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #383 on: May 24, 2021, 09:30:26 PM »

Correct!  Here's the page in my Alaska 2001 trip report that includes the photo:  https://www.teresco.org/pics/alaska-20010606-30/23-bridge.html

As I was preparing to post this, while making sure I had the right name, I came across this article:

https://skagwaynews.com/2017/05/26/bridge-replacement-on-klondike-highway-begins/

Doesn't it look like the photo on that page, which is supposedly from 2017 and "COURTESY OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION" is actually my photo from 2001?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #384 on: May 24, 2021, 09:39:59 PM »

Correct!  Here's the page in my Alaska 2001 trip report that includes the photo:  https://www.teresco.org/pics/alaska-20010606-30/23-bridge.html

Nice! That's almost my whole lifetime ago! Hopefully in another 20 years I'll have had a chance to visit Alaska.


As I was preparing to post this, while making sure I had the right name, I came across this article:

https://skagwaynews.com/2017/05/26/bridge-replacement-on-klondike-highway-begins/

Doesn't it look like the photo on that page, which is supposedly from 2017 and "COURTESY OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION" is actually my photo from 2001?

Yeah, it does - and the Wikipedia page about the bridge has a very similar photo as well. I suspect the view must be from this pull-off? (Street View isn't very clear, but you can sort of see it if you zoom in.)

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #385 on: May 24, 2021, 09:48:08 PM »

Obviously, Jim's trip report is where I had seen the picture. Very striking how the "DOT" photo somehow happens to include exactly the same vehicle.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #386 on: May 24, 2021, 09:49:44 PM »

Obviously, Jim's trip report is where I had seen the picture. Very striking how the "DOT" photo somehow happens to include exactly the same vehicle.

Huh, hadn't noticed that detail. The DOT probably obtained it from his site.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #387 on: May 24, 2021, 09:50:25 PM »

Here's the next bridge (hint: it's not a road bridge, but there is a road bridge nearby that I will accept as the correct answer):

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #388 on: May 30, 2021, 05:27:05 PM »

Here's the next bridge (hint: it's not a road bridge, but there is a road bridge nearby that I will accept as the correct answer):



Well, if nobody else is going to guess ...
Is it the:  CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Pittsford NY)

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #389 on: June 03, 2021, 12:21:07 PM »

Well, if nobody else is going to guess ...
Is it the:  CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Pittsford NY)

Yes, that is correct! Photo taken from the Erie Canal Trail, although the bridge is visible from NY 96.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #390 on: June 05, 2021, 12:15:32 PM »

Here is the next bridge.  Good Luck everybody!

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #391 on: June 05, 2021, 04:39:35 PM »

Deer Isle Bridge- Maine Route 15
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #392 on: June 05, 2021, 04:49:01 PM »

Deer Isle Bridge- Maine Route 15
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #393 on: June 06, 2021, 03:41:00 PM »

Not a road bridge, though I took the image from one. The bridges are so far above the water for good reason.

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #394 on: June 12, 2021, 12:31:16 AM »



Here is one to figure out.
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #395 on: June 12, 2021, 01:01:19 PM »



Here is one to figure out.

Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, GA?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #396 on: June 12, 2021, 04:30:28 PM »

Before we go on any further, I believe ozarkman417's bridge is still in play, and not roadman65's.

According to the OP, the bridge in play remains so until guessed, and then the correct guesser has the privilege of submitting the new bridge.  (With appropriate expiration times of course)

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #397 on: June 12, 2021, 09:32:43 PM »

Or in this case, it had been nearly a week, so maybe ozarkman417 could provide us with another clue?

I've been trying to find his, and once I do, I can cede the rights to post the next photo to DeaconG (once his guess is confirmed correct, as I believe it is).

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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #398 on: June 12, 2021, 10:42:14 PM »

Not a road bridge, though I took the image from one. The bridges are so far above the water for good reason.



Kentucky? I-24 looking south?
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Re: The Guess That Bridge thread!
« Reply #399 on: June 12, 2021, 10:55:49 PM »

No, but go ahead and play roadman's bridge if y'all want to. mine is a bad picture yet its the best I have of it. I don't have too many bridge pictures on me, much less good ones.
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