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Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us. —-Bruce Jackson

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I descended a dusty gravel ridge
Beneath the Bixby Canyon Bridge
Until I eventually arrived
At the place where your soul had died.
— Death Cab for Cutie

Bixby Creek Bridge, also known as Bixby Bridge, is a reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge in Big Sur, California. The bridge is located 120 miles (190 km) south of San Francisco and 13 miles (21 km) south of Carmel in Monterey County along California Highway One. Prior to the opening of the bridge in 1932, residents of the Big Sur area were virtually cut off during winter due to the often impassable Old Coast Road that led 11 miles (18 km) inland. At its completion, the bridge was built under budget for $199,861 and was the longest concrete arch span at 320 feet (98 m) on the California State Highway System.

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Who put this tree in the middle of the road?

Pennypacker Bridge, Austin, TX

This is a 3 exposure HDR image. You can tell that by looking closely at the traffic on the bridge deck.as several of the the cars appear more than once. It was a bit of a scramble for an old man to get to this vantage point but it was worth it