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Brazil
MERCOSUL - National Architecture
April 21, 2007
Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, also called President JK Bridge or JK Bridge, is a steel and concrete bridge crossing Lake Paranoá in Brasília. It links the eastern shore of the lake to the center of the city, through the Monumental Axis. Inaugurated in December 2002, the bridge almost immediately became a symbol of Brasília, with its distinctive profile.

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Here is an image of an engraved stamp depicting the medieval stone Bridge of Saint Anthony, which spans the Valira Nord River in La Massana, and issued by Andorra (Spanish Administration) on July 20, 1963, Scott No. 50, plus a photo.

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Mexico
Centenary of Mexico Railroad
February 2, 1973
The 131 meter-high Metlac Railway Bridge on the Mexico City-Veracruz line is a prestressed concrete beam bridge with two rail lines.
The stamp shows a painting by José Maria Velasco (1840 - 1912) depicting the original bridge built in 1872.


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Iran
Bridges
May 22, 2011
The Veresk bridge is a masonry arch bridge in northern Iran. It connects the railway between Tehran and the Caspian Sea region. The bridge stands at 110 m tall and its arch measures 66 m long.

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Turkey
Historical Bridges
September 3, 2016
The Varda Viaduct is a railway bridge situated in Karaisali district of Adana Province in southern Turkey. The stone arch structure, 63 km from Adana Central Station and 306 km from Konya, was designed and built by Imperial German engineers as part of the Baghdad Railway linking Istanbul and Baghdad.

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Latvia
Railway Bridge of Rauna
March 25, 2006
The Railway Bridge of Rauna is located 1 km above River Rauna embouchure in river Gauja, in rail Riga-Valka. The bridge was built in 1889, renewed in 1948, span construction changed in 1985. The construction is placed on high stone pillar. The bridge is 78,9 meters long and 24 meters above the river level.


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Here is an image of a stamp depicting the General Manuel Belgrano Bridge, opened on May 10, 1973, a road bridge that spans the Paraná River, joining the Argentine cities of Corrientes and Resistencia, printed by lithography, and issued by Argentina on September 14, 1974, Scott No. 1025, plus a photo of this bridge from a similar viewpoint.

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Sydney 2000 International Stamp - $1.95 on a maxicard.

This ones flying off to Russia for a swap

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Mexico
Inauguration of the Coatzacoalcos River Bridge
October 17, 1984
At one mile long the Coatzacoalcos II Bridge was the longest single-span, cable suspension bridge in the world in 1984. The bridge spans a salt water channel of the Coatzacoalcos River in the Gulf of Mexico.


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Spain
Bridges of Spain
October 9, 2013
The Bridge of Toledo spans the Manzanares River in Madrid. It was built in a Baroque style between 1718 and 1732 by architect Pedro de Ribera.


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Sweden
Tallberg Bridge
March 17, 2016
Tallberg bridges consists of three railway bridges that cross Öreälven at Smooth rapids, about 4 km from Nyåker in central Sweden. They were built in 1891, 1916, and 1993. A road bridge was added to the oldest railway bridge in 1938.



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Italy
Italian Artistic and Cultural Heritage - Ponte di Tiberio
May 2, 2014
The Bridge of Tiberius (or Bridge of Augustus) is a Roman bridge in Rimini, Italy. The stone arch bridge, with a length of 62.6 m, was built in 20 A.D. The bridge is still open to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.

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Singapore's 1985 set "Bridges of Singapore was designed by Eng Siak Loy and recess printed by Harrison and Sons Ltd. of London. The 10c value has one phosphor band, and the other values are on phosphor coated paper.







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Luxembourg
Architecture and Mobility
September 25, 2012
The pedestrian bridge in Esch-sur-Alzette was constructed in 2009 to provide a direct connection between the heart of the city and a park at a higher elevation. The 150 meter-long bridge has an elevator at one end which leads to the street level.


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Great Britain
Great Britain A-Z Series
April 10, 2012
The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. It was opened in October 1928.

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