Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Poetry [April 2008]

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at Quincy University

 

The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

Bridges

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Train Bridges

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Historic train bridge in Gadsden, Alabama

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The Encarnation Bridge, Mexico (train on bridge)

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Chicago Great Western Train on bridge

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High Bridge, near Harlan, Ia.

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Minnesota, Minneapolis. Orienta Limited [railroad train] crossing Stone Arch Bridge

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Ferro-Carril de Mexico a Vera-Cruz-Wimer's Viaduct - - Maltrata Mountains

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KENTUCKY HIGHBRIDGE WITHOUT TRAIN. - High Bridge, 4 miles southwest of Wilmore, High Bridge, Jessamine County KY

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Nature's barriers are conquered by human genius - ralway over Canon Diablo, Arizona

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Lao-Kay-Kumming railway, Yunnan, S.W. China

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R.R. bridge on the Belt Line across the Sheboygan River, Sheboygan, Wis.

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Photographic view of the wreck of the bridge and train of cars crossing Big Walnut near Sunbury, Ohio

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Freight train operations on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad between Chicago and Clinton, Iowa. The train crosses a long steel bridge

 

 

 

 

Famous Bridges

 

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Golden Gate Bridge and Bakers Beach

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Brooklyn Bridge

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Eads Bridge, St. Louis

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Royal Gorge, the world's highest suspension bridge, Canon City Colorado

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Tower Bridge, II. (open), London, England

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MODERATE TELEPHOT VIEW OF CANTILEVER SPAN LOOKING NW - Snake River Bridge at Lyons' Ferry, State Route 261 spanning Snake River, Starbuck, Columbia County, WA

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Ricordo di Firenze (Ponte Vecchio)

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Pont du Gard. roman acqueduct [sic]. Supplying Nimes

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The Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

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Prague. Old bridge over the Moldau

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MACINAC BRIDGE IN SHARP PERSPECTIVE LOOING SOUTH FROM NORTH SHORE - Macinac Straights Suspension Bridge, Spanning Straight of Macinac, MacinawCity Cheboygan County, MI

The Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy

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An international bridge between Calais, Maine and New Brunswick, Canada

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VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH TOWARDS BROOKLYN _ Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Spanning Narrows between Fort hamilton (Brooklyn) & Staten Island, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

 

Covered Bridges

 

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Covered bridge

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Covered bridge in Vermont

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Pennsylvania. Valley Forge, covered bridge

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Covered bridge, Sangamon County, Illinois

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Covered bridge, Rush County, Indiana

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Covered bridge near Eatonton, Georgia

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Snow-topped covered bridge in Vermont

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Horton Mill covered bridge, Blount County, Alabama

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Interior of covered bridge, Cambridge, Vermont

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Three-way coverd railway bridge

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Old covered bridge, built 1861, Livingston, Ala.

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Longest U.S. covered bridge, Windson, New Hampshire

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Covered Bridge, Spanning Cedar Creek Vicinity, Cedarburg, Ozaukee, County, WI