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By Marques Vickers

writer and photographer Marques Vickers explores and pictures twenty designated bridges in his “Northern California Coastal Bridges: Picturesque and particular Spans”. The photographic variation is the 1st in a chain of 3 Pacific Coast profiles highlighting distinct and unique metal, stone and urban fabricated buildings. The ebook good points different automobile, railroad and pedestrian crossings stretched alongside coastal Northern California. Over one hundred thirty pictures trap quite a few views and building details.

Prominent inclusions are 3 bridges spanning San Francisco Bay together with the Golden Gate, San Francisco-Oakland and San Mateo-Richmond Bridges. Lesser recognized are a number of crossings built-in into northbound Interstate a hundred and one, often referred to as the Redwood road best into Oregon. those spans contain the Pickleweed Inlet, Irwin Creek, Eel River South Fork and Samoa Island Bridges.

Numerous smaller group bridges are profiled together with the Arroyo Grande Creek, Jennifer road, Pearl road, Mare Island Causeway, Healdsburg street, Rio Dell, Fernbridge Bridges and Loleta Railroad Trestle. those diminutive spans increase better-known commuter bridges together with the Carquinez Strait, Benicia-Martinez, Blackpoint, and Napa River Bridges. ancient backgrounds are integrated for all of the spans in addition to layout specifics and dimensions.

The author’s foundation for choice was once each one bridge’s picture accessibility and exciting backgrounds. He provides in his preface, “My decisions would possibly not signify an important, aesthetic or perhaps seriously traveled spans. although, every one has a private significance.”

For the previous 3 years, Vickers has been photographing and documenting various and sometimes unknown Pacific Coast points of interest, structure, wine, real crime and different way of life comparable topics. The coastal bridge sequence showcases the variety of structural designs coupled by means of the exam of the local dependence on waterways and pragmatic coexistence solutions.

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