Bridgeton Iron bridge 1892, Parke Co, IN

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Bridgeton Iron bridge 1892, Parke Co, IN

Melissa Olsen November 17, 2010

Great capture of this extremely old bridge. #1328098

Dayna Cain level-classic November 17, 2010

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

Monnie Ryan November 17, 2010

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

Sharon Day level-classic November 17, 2010

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

Sheila D. Robertson November 17, 2010

Beautifully captured. #9046192

Jack Ryan November 18, 2010

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

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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

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