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Sundial Bridge in Redding ( 4 images )

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Lar, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. Lar

    Lar

    96
    Jun 12, 2005
    Washington State
    Hello Everyone.

    This year old foot bridge in Redding Calif. was a great find for our adventurous spirit while on vacation last week. Anyone been there?

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    The support for the cable anchores under the stucture were very beefy
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  2. Wow, some engineer/architect got free reign with the $$$ and the creativity. What a futuristic bridge and nice capture for you.
     
  3. NeilCam

    NeilCam

    609
    Feb 21, 2005
    Ottawa, Ontario
    I've been to Redding, but not since they built the bridge.

    I read an article on the bridge in Sunset magazine and it's interesting how supportive the community supposedly was to such a comparatively avant garde design in a small town. Or so the article alleged. However, I must say, your images Lar are more creative and interesting than the ones in the magazine.

    Neil
     
  4. Lar

    Lar

    96
    Jun 12, 2005
    Washington State
    Yes,I agree Gordon. It's interesting how some things will help bring a unified spirit into a commmunity.
     
  5. Lar

    Lar

    96
    Jun 12, 2005
    Washington State
    Thank's Neil. I wanted to stay aroud untill dusk, but we had to get going. The local's there say it's lights are fantastic.
     
  6. Commodorefirst

    Commodorefirst Admin/Moderator Administrator

    May 1, 2005
    Missouri
    OK Lar,

    thanks a lot, :)  now I have to go to California! Wow, what a photo spot, as a bridge fanatic, I have this on my must see list.

    Great shots,

    Wade
     
  7. Lar

    Lar

    96
    Jun 12, 2005
    Washington State
    Thanks Wade.
    There are alot of differnt kinds of bird life as well.
     
  8. RFCGRAPHICS

    RFCGRAPHICS

    Apr 30, 2005
    Very nice images of a very neat looking bridge. Reminds me of Star Trek The Next Generation insignia.

    I know I can be somewhat geeky :) 


    Regards

    RFC
     
  9. Neat pictures of a unique structure. :smile:
     
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