Bridges over the Millennia

New writer: Cédric Cédric lives in Germany where he works for the science and education department of one of Germany’s regional public radio and TV stations. He has a life-long project to see the world, especially by train. The invention of the road was probably rather quickly followed by the idea of the bridge, simply because wet feet are pretty annoying when travelling. And so, over the course of thousands of years, many, many bridges were built. The beginnings were humble, and none of the very early wooden constructions survive. However, with the invention of the arch over…

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