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Interesting Bridge
« on: April 15, 2017, 10:45:48 pm »
 :D


Looks like someone had a little extra time on their hands. Oh. And an old school bus.
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2017, 06:25:18 am »
That's clever right there. Certainly different than the covered bridges in my area ;D ;

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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2017, 07:25:28 am »
A very good idea. Must of took something to get that over the brook.  ;)
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2017, 09:28:06 am »
A very good idea. Must of took something to get that over the brook.  ;)

I bet someone was driving that old bus across an old bridge
and the bridge broke and they just left it there.  smiley_whacko
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2017, 09:58:54 am »
What kind of brain would look at a bus and think "that would make a great bridge"?

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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2017, 10:10:40 am »
I know of a train car used for a bridge. Its in an older private community in the Poconos. If you Google train car bridge there are many pictures. If you Google school bus bridge , you get pictures of school bus accidents on a bridge.
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2017, 10:22:20 am »
there used to  be a bridge made out of a school bus at the ripley ms flea market but i dont know if it is still there or not ??? :)
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2017, 10:28:26 am »
I'm glad I don't need a bridge or that's what Tammy would want!
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2017, 11:42:19 am »
Pretty good idea. They like to use old mobile home frames in my neck of the woods. There's an old one on my property that needs to go and I'm seriously thinking about using it for a bridge at my driveway.

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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2017, 12:42:27 pm »
Pretty good idea. They like to use old mobile home frames in my neck of the woods. There's an old one on my property that needs to go and I'm seriously thinking about using it for a bridge at my driveway.
just don't put a lot of weight on the mobile home frame they are weak

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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2017, 10:19:52 pm »
Loving it!

I've seen truck frames decked with wood for ATV bridges.  Being covered, I see this one lasting longer!
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2017, 11:46:18 pm »
I like that. It makes a nice covered bridge.
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2017, 12:14:27 am »
Back in 76 I was hunting a rural area that bordered a National Forest. First time I came out of the National Forest and hit private land looked over to the left, middle of nowhere, and there sat a caboose on a short section of track just as long as the caboose. Apparently sometime in the past the RR had trucked it in and set it up for the use of the districts congressman.
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2017, 05:24:29 am »
Any title that has Bridge in it has got my attention. I have
built nine bridges on my property...

 

 

 

  
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2017, 01:06:50 pm »
Any title that has Bridge in it has got my attention. I have
built nine bridges on my property...

 

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Nice bridge. 8)
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2017, 02:58:23 pm »
Any title that has Bridge in it has got my attention. I have
built nine bridges on my property...

 

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Nice bridge. 8)

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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2017, 06:14:03 pm »
When I was a kid, there were a couple swinging bridges close enough that I would be on them at times. I went back to one about 10 years ago and it was still hanging.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2017, 07:23:32 pm »
We had on in Millville until 1972 when the flood took it away..
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Re: Interesting Bridge
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2017, 07:51:42 pm »
I had to drive a big Bobcat across a suspension bridge once. Strange experience. When you first drive off the abutment, you drop down and all the slack moves out in front of you like a bow wave. As you reach the middle, you start to climb up the bow in the decking, and when you go past the halfway point, all the slack moves behind you and you drop about two and a half feet. :o
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« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2017, 08:25:14 pm »
I notice that the river under the swinging bridge was badly polluted back then. Today it is crystal clear.