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Offline ozbob

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Story Bridge
« on: June 30, 2015, 06:39:58 AM »
Brisbanetimes --> Story Bridge would never be built today, says mayor

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The Story Bridge would never be built today, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said as Brisbane prepared to celebrate 75 years of the city's most famous river crossing.

That was not to say there would not be a bridge at Kangaroo Point.

Rather, the distinctive steel structure would likely take on a much less visually impressive form ...
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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2015, 06:40:34 AM »
Story Bridge >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_Bridge
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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2015, 06:54:17 AM »
It would be a tunnel, with an outlet at fortitude valley...
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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2015, 07:44:26 AM »
It would be a tunnel, with an outlet at fortitude valley...

...in debt, and with  7 buses/day travelling through it in one direction only.

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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2015, 10:36:10 AM »
ABC News --> Story Bridge turns 75: World War II, paying 'resentful tolls' and getting over the Great Depression in 1940
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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2015, 04:33:11 PM »
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Original programme from the official opening of the Story Bridge, 6 July 1940, 11am (from @slqld collection)



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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2015, 04:39:31 PM »
Trolley bus on Story Bridge

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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2015, 04:43:39 PM »


http://tdu.to/190958.msg
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Re: Story Bridge
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2015, 08:19:26 AM »
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Aerial view of #StoryBridge, 1948. Taken by Whites Aviation. (@NLNZ collection) #StoryBridge75

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Re: Story Bridge
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