Transporter Bridges

Author: John Hannavy

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781526760395

Category: Photography

Page: 272

View: 438

Public interest in the building of the Widnes and Runcorn Transporter bridge was considerable. Runcorn District Council published tinted postcards showing the progress of the work. This view of the Runcorn tower is a detail from a ...

Newport Transporter Bridge and Industry Along the River

Author: Jan Preece

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781445677866

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

View: 221

bridge and dropping into the middle of the river for the swim back to the bank. So, what is a transporter bridge? The bridge, or the Tranny as it is affectionately known, is a tower of steel and iron holding aloft a length of trackway, ...

Transporter Bridges

Author: Henry Grattan Tyrrell


ISBN: UCAL:$B26265

Category: Transporter-bridges

Page: 24

View: 789

A somewhat similar bridge , though not a transporter , was proposed by Max Ende for crossing the Thames at London . ... Up to this time , transporter bridges had not been used in America . though they are quite as suitable for harbor ...

An Encyclopaedia of British Bridges

Author: David McFetrich

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781526752963

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

View: 358

1826 1829 Transporter bridges The transporter principle was invented (but not patented) by Charles Smith (1843–1882), a Scottish-born Hartlepool engineer, in 1873. Nevertheless, the French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin (1845–1924) was the ...

Bridge Engineering

Author: Leonardo Fernández Troyano (Ingénieur civil)

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727732156

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 807

View: 908

Transporter bridges have and always will be linked to the name of the French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin as he was the first to patent the idea and he participated in most of them built. However, the person who really started this system ...

Conservation of Bridges

Author: Graham Tilly

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0419259104

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 424

View: 956

TRANSPORTER BRIDGES Transporter bridges have a high level fixed structure above the clearance required for shipping . A carriage arrangement can be pulled across the structure and from this is suspended a gondola which can carry a ...

British Road Bridges

Author: Mark Chatterton

Publisher: Hadleigh Books

ISBN: 9781910811641


Page: 22

View: 714

A Transporter Bridge is one where a platform or “gondola” or “car”, is suspended from the main bridge above by cables and transported from one side of the bridge to the other. There are just two working Transporter bridges left in ...

Cable-Stayed Bridges

Author: Holger Svensson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783433602294

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 458

View: 524

For the transporter bridge across the River Loire at Nantes, Fig. 2.36, only 25 m were available for the back spans on each side [2.21]. This excluded the stiffened suspension bridge system used until then. Consequently Arnodin selected ...

An Encyclopaedia of World Bridges

Author: David McFetrich

Publisher: Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN: 9781526794499

Category: Architecture

Page: 320

View: 464

TRANSPORTER. BRIDGES. Goat Canyon Trestle, San Diego, California, USA Hardinge Bridge, Paksey, Pabna District, Bangladesh Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan Kinzua Viaduct, Westline, Pennsylvania, USA Lake Pontchartrain ...

West from Paddington

Author: Stuart Cole

Publisher: Etica Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781905633050

Category: England

Page: 192

View: 207

3.61 Newport Transporter Bridge / Pont Lwyfan Casnewydd OS173 L r High latticework bridge with a 'gondola' for moving cars across ... Other Arnodin designed transporter bridges at Bilbao, Rochefort, Osten (near Hamburg), Middlesborough, ...