"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Engineering




Photo by Eric Alder http://bifocalunivision.blogspot.com


Bridges are a feat
Of girders and pylons
Spandrels and tension
Dead load and
compression
Piers and spandrels
So damn amazing to me
This complexity

The Dalles Dam, Oregon

3 comments:

Eric 'Bubba' Alder said...

That dam is damned amazing, eh?

Nicely done, Kathe!

Evelyn said...

Absolutely.
I love the rough beauty.

Stafford Ray said...

created by god, aided by a qualified engineer.