Early morning mist and dew?
Yes, we are the first group off at 7:30 on Saturday morning.
$3300 for a bridge in 1882 must have been a fortune (or a huge cost over run).
It looks like about $75,000 in 2020 dollars so not bad for a bridge I would think.
I’ll bet it would be close to $500k today with all of the required extra stuff involved.
The timbers and all the inners still look in great condition after almost 140 years. Only foot traffic is allowed through the bridge now, probably about 30 ago they restricted vehicle traffic.
That’s awesome. When you think about the technology of the time that says a lot for using some good old Kentucky windage in the design and construction.
Your photo reminded me of this selfie I made years ago. I mounted an old carbon shaft from a broken driver to my helmet with a GoPro on the end. It took a counterweight to balance but wasn’t too bad though definitely not conducive to high performance riding.
I was moving a lot slower on my old bike coming off the mountain.,…