trestle bridge


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a bridge supported by trestlework

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In Pierre Boulle's novel The Bridge Ion the River Kwai, Colonel Nicholson (played by Alec Guiness in the movie) designs and builds a railroad trestle bridge for his captors to provide supplies to their invading forces in Burma while being held in a Japanese Prisoner of War (POW) camp.
6 kilometres along the trestle bridge and causeway running from the wharf to the shore, before being delivered directly to the Emal onsite Silo storage facility.
The Nantahala Gorge excursion is a four-and-a-half-hour, 44-mile round-trip ride crossing Fontana Lake on a 100-foot-high trestle bridge to breathtaking Nantahala Gorge.
This trestle bridge would allow trucks to move from the deep-draft dock to the expanded dock in an efficient loop, thus loading and unloading ships without slowing business by having to turn around.
In San Diego and Arizona Eastern #7, 2003, a trestle bridge spans the mouth of a canyon like a dark spiderweb.
The award-winning $35 million plant is modeled on Fort Wayne's 19th-century train station, and features a railroad trestle bridge that joins the plant with Ft Wayne Newspapers' existing plant across the street.
Putah Creek Nature Park Head to the century-old trestle bridge to find a wilder walk on the trails along Putah Creek.
I looked out the window to see that we were about to cross a deep gorge that was spanned by a trestle bridge.
My journey coincides with the passage of a Burlington Northern freight train, its boxcars rumbling overhead across a massive wooden trestle bridge that spans the Nicomekl.
Davis's score seamlessly stitched together rousing military themes of the time with many colourful effects, including some atmospheric string writing to accompany Keaton's setting fire to the trestle bridge, setting up its famous collapse in the most expensive single shot in silent cinema.
Officers Steve Shoemaker and Jerry Bledsoe of the Scott County, Missouri, Sheriffs Office were dispatched to a report of a man attempting to hang himself from a railroad trestle bridge.
Photo: (1--Color) The Georgetown Loop Railroad steam train chugs along a trestle bridge over Clear Creek on its journey from Georgetown, Colo.
VICTORIA, British Columbia -- Carmanah Technologies Corporation is providing 26 EverGEN 1710 solar LED lighting units to illuminate the Selkirk Trestle Bridge in Victoria, BC.
He then went onto the train trestle bridge and jumped 30 feet into the dark water below.
Tenders are invited for Supplying & fixing of chequere plate & strengthening of existing joists of Trestle bridge,installation of new cage frame,repairing of stairs,replacing of 2no arm & painting works with repairing of damaged parts of