Bridgeton Iron bridge 1892, Parke Co, IN

© Jack R. Perry

Bridgeton Iron bridge 1892, Parke Co, IN

Melissa Olsen 11/17/2010 11:14:07 AM

Great capture of this extremely old bridge. #1328098

Dayna Cain 11/17/2010 11:24:40 AM

The composition is spot on. Perfect! The natural colors are great. I love it! #9045474

Monnie Ryan 11/17/2010 11:28:55 AM

Boy, this looks like an old one, Jack! Terrific composition! #9045497

Sharon Day 11/17/2010 1:13:38 PM

Great find and capture, Jack!! Love the crisp detail of the bridge! #9045919

Sheila D. Robertson 11/17/2010 2:36:35 PM

Beautifully captured. #9046192

Douglas Perry 11/17/2010 4:49:07 PM

And made in our hometown. #9046724

Jack Ryan 11/18/2010 8:49:43 AM

Excellent POV and comp...excellent color and clarity as well. Way to go, Jack! (Hooray for Canton!!!) #9048581

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Description

The Wrought Iron Bridge Company Canton, Ohio specialized in relatively short-span iron truss bridges. Most were built for highway use, as the railroads were all privately owned at the time and employed their own engineers. The company supplied a catalog of bridge designs and mass produced the parts to build these designs. Once a bridge was ordered, the pieces were shipped by train to the nearest station. Thus, local contractors were able to assemble a bridge very quickly, much like a model.

Exif: Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 11/17/2010 10:41:15 AM


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