Construction on the Prince Alfred Bridge at Gundagai was completed in 1867. Spanning the Murrumbidgee River and connecting the Hume Highway, it was replaced by the Sheehan Bridge in 1977. The timber trusses have deteriorated to such an extent that the northern approach is disused and is closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
The Bastei bridge was built to span a rock formation high above the Elbe River in Germany, in the Elbe Sandstone mountains
watching the traffic, including a magnificent tall ship on Sydney Harbour, passing below the magnificent Coathanger, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the magnificent sails of the Opera House on Bennelong Point. Standing on the outside deck with our first drinks, waiting for our adventure to begin
It was a late winters’ afternoon, as we stepped out into the daylight, onto the criss-crossing girders of the arch of the bridge, the rays of the sun were radiating like a fan, through the white clouds, spreading its rays over the Gladesville Bridge and Parramatta in the distance.