March 31, 2013

A Bridge Not Too Far (Away)

Former Hardscrabble Creek Bridge (
But it is no longer there. I just chanced across this entry on a website for lovers of historic bridges.

Do you notice bridges? I remember once standing on a Montana State Highway 200 bridge with an engineer friend — I was busy looking at the forest, wondering about its logging and fire history, but she noticed a bend in a truss and speculated that a trucker had tried to cross the bridge with a too-tall load at some time in the past.

That same bridge supported a spectacular osprey nest — easy access, river vu.

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