Day 327 of 365

Montreal off ramp

Montreal off ramp

Blowing up an access street getting into Montreal – Cass & Mike won’t be here for thanksgiving.
Montreal is an architectural treasure trove with the mood & landscape changing by the block.

Day 255 of 365

Train bridge

Train bridge

The Prince of Wales Bridge is a rail bridge across the Ottawa River joining Ottawa to Gatineau. It connected with the Canadian Pacific Railway line just west of Lebreton Flats, and crosses the south channel of the river to Lemieux Island; it then continues across the northern channel into Quebec.
The newly installed iceberg at the National Gallery can be seen to the left, towering over all its neighbours.

Day 245 of 365

Gallery

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Saturday PM – a no rain, low heat, low humidity, no ambition for yard work day. Took a drive eastward, ended up on the islands of Long Sault. Heading home, we saw a sunset, then the Ogdensburg-Prescott bridge near Johnstown. … Continue reading

Day 231 of 365

Bridge mover 1

Bridge mover – 1

One shot bridge replacement.
This rig is run by electric motors with a top speed of about 10 ft./minute.
The carrier is designed to hold over-weight loads – in this case a bridge replacement. The bridge is pre-built then moved into place overnight. This reduces downtime for the roadway. Lots of gawkers on hand for the show.
Additional shots to complete the story:

Bridge mover - 2

Bridge mover – 2

Bridge mover - 3

Bridge mover – 3