Glasgow Arc Bridge

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Comments (10)

bophunter on January 12, 2008

The locals call it "the squinty bridge" and the guy who designed it hates this terminology :)

Just thought I would add a bit of info.

zeezee on January 12, 2008

And here was me thinking it was just built by a bunch of sight impaired, unskilled navvies!

zeezee on January 17, 2008

This bridge was designed to have a usable life of 125 years & withstand anything that mother nature could throw at it. But only 16 months after opening, it is closed after a suspension cable snapped & crashed onto the bridge, after recent gale force winds. Think my earlier comment about unskilled navvies is true.

La Mugna on February 5, 2008

Wonderful picture! Compliments.

Greetings from Italy, La Mugna

© Rapi ( -5 -) on February 19, 2008

Just made for fotographers!

zeezee on February 20, 2008

Thanks for your kind comments La Mugna & Rapidshot. This was the best photo taken that night. I did take more, but just as I started shooting, a Take That concert at the SECC came out & a large number of women came over the bridge I was standing on. Honestly, the bridge was shaking that much, you would have thought it was a heard of baby elephants! Thanks ladies.

trikermike on July 15, 2008

WOW! wor bridge shakes too when people walk ower it, just a MINT feeling when i'm in my wheelchair crossing Blinking eye at Newcassel / Gaytsheed

bophunter on July 17, 2008

Seems the cables were giving problems when being built. Parts were made in China. Need I say more :)

trikermike on July 21, 2008

MMMM- I WONDER IF THOSE PARTICULAR PARTS WOULD HAVE BEEN STRONGER IF THEY WERE MADE OF STEEL INSTEAD! KEEP ON CLICKING!

Konstantin Khrapko on November 16, 2011

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 23, 2007
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    by zeezee
    • Camera: Canon EOS 40D
    • Taken on 2007/11/22 22:54:39
    • Exposure: 30.000s
    • Focal Length: 61.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/13.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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