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- Sobu Line Sumida River Bridge
The section of Sobu Line between Ochanomizu and Ryogoku,
now owned and run by JR East,
was started construction in 1931 and completed in 1932.
Constructed as part of the revival from 1923 Kanto Earthquake which killed
nearly 150 thousand people,
the section includes many technical feats of the time.
Many thoughts came to me when looking at such highlights like
Sumida River Bridge or Ochanimizu Station.
(Page published 22 Apr 2001, last updated 10 Feb 2003)
- Yokoshita-bashi (Yokoshita Bridge) -- in the original landscape of a bridge lover
("Visiting bridges" special)
Yokoshita Bridge is a bridge over Futawa River, located just near where
I was brought up, with no special features to note.
Nevertheless, being already 20 years old,
the bridge has seen all the "developments" the region experienced.
(Page published 31 Dec 2000, last updated 4 Nov 2002)
- Tokyo Wan Aqualine under construction
"Rare" photos of Tokyo Wan Aqualine during construction,
taken from on board a ship.
(Page published 7 Nov 1999, last updated 14 May 2003)
- Egasaki Overbridge
An old railway truss, used to carry a road over Shin-Tsurumi Yard,
which has been out of use for more than 10 years.
(Page published 25 Apr 1999, last updated 10 Feb 2003)
- "Kayoibashi" in Ohara, Kyoto, and "Doh-bashi" in Minami-dawara, Nara
Small bridges in Kyoto and Nara, where I visited just before
my conference presentation in December 1993.
(Page published 14 Feb 1999, last updated 17 May 2003)
- Hamamatsucho Station Footbridge
Near the bridges lies a plaque of "Tanaka Prize", given by the Japan
Society of Civil Engineers to the outstanding work of the year.
The bridge, using paintless brown steel and the rigid frame structure,
does look attractive.
(Page published 7 Feb 1999, last updated 10 Feb 2003)
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