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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Once Were Bridges

It sits forlornly in a Yamba park going from no-where to no-where. What was once a good idea now seems an embarrassment for a once noble and useful structure. It's riddled with termites and now sheathed in garish orange construction netting; rank weeds grow through its boards.
What will become of the old Palmer's Island Bridge (1925-1986)? Moved into Yamba in 1988 and in a comatose state since the early years of the new century!

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  1. and probably everyone involved has been pointing the finger accusingly at someone else to blame.

  2. Hm, that does seem strange and sad. Reminds me of my breakable, old teacups from my great grandmother - my daughter reminds me to use them every so often.

  3. What a sad ignoble end.
    It really looks like it is in the middle of nowhere.

  4. Interesting. How unusual that it would just be sitting in a park like that.


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