Manufacturing companies have manufactured anything from toys to space rockets, spoons to suspension bridges. Denmark Dansk Aluminium Industi Illinois, USA Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. built a series of railway bridges and tunnels. Indiana, USA Deterling Manufacturing Company Deterling Manufacturing Company built “Talking machines” in Indiana.
Bridges have been built since the first tree fell over a creek, and let anyone who wanted to pass.Since then many an impressive bridge has been erected using wood, steel and concrete. The Tubular Bridge at The Gobbins Europe Denmark The Great Belt Bridge Gibraltar A Gibraltar Straight Bridge United States of America Mississippi Yazoo […]
Commissioned by the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad, and built by the Bates & Rogers Construction Company in 1944. One of the many bridges, used by the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad and the Illinois Central Railroad. Today the bridge is permanently open, and the tracks have long been removed. It can be seen up […]
Bates & Rogers Construction Co. were based in Chicago, Illinois. The construction company is known for building a series of bridges and tunnels. Constructions: Bridges Bates & Rogers built a long row of bridges. The Yazoo swing railroad bridge Built in 1944 for the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad. If you have any information about […]
As soon as it was possible to move passengers by air, companies began to invest in aircrafts, to get their customers from A to B. In the beginning, it was a few passengers at a time, and only shorter national flights, but later it was possible to transport hundreds at a time between distant continents. […]
Most people see the Chain of Rocks Bridge, while driving the world famous Route 66, as the bridge crosses the Mississippi river. The bridge has a very distinct 22 degree bend, in the middle, that gave truck and bus drivers a few surprises during it’s active years. The bridge was opened in 1929, and closed […]
Route 66 is one of the most popular road trip destinations in the world, with thousands of people travelling from Chicago to LA every year, on everything from bicycles to RV campers. Route-66 is also called “The Mother road”, and was the first interstate road in America that was covered with asphalt from end to […]
The Gasconade River Bridge was built in the 1920s, and was a part of the old Route 66, between Chicago Illinois and Los Angeles in California. In December 2014 the bridge was closed permanently, after having been degraded as a emergency bypass road for several years. During the flooding of Central Missouri in December 2015, […]