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Posted 01/19/2011   12:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cjd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rod, your bridge didn't go unnoticed...clever.
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Canada
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Posted 01/20/2011   02:26 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gord to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well since nobody had posted the sydney bridge yet , I guess ill have to do it.
Postally used I must say !

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Canada
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Posted 01/20/2011   02:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gord to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
oops ..sorry nugget hill..didnt see yer post
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Bedrock Of The Community
Australia
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Posted 01/20/2011   04:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Rod, your bridge didn't go unnoticed...clever.




In all the billiards and snooker I have watched,
never seen the one finger bridge before.


Gord!
You own a stamp I don't have
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Canada
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Posted 01/20/2011   05:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ryan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I spend an inordinate amount of time on the National Film Board of Canada website, and this short film is one of the ones I watched the other night. It's about Kahnawake Mohawk from Quebec who work on high-rises in New York City, and deals a bit with their history of such ironwork, including the Quebec Bridge (the easternmost bridge crossing the St. Lawrence River). The bridge collapsed twice during construction, killing a total of 89 people, including a number of Kahnawake.

http://www.nfb.ca/film/high_steel/

Some horrifying (for me) footage of these men jumping around way up on spindly structures with a thousand pounds of steel swinging around in the air. Yeesh, I'll stay on the ground, thanks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_bridge

Ryan


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Canada
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Posted 01/20/2011   1:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gord to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Aww shucks Rod..if only you had told me sooner I could have slipped it into the mail I sent you....
Oh wait, that would leave me without one
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Posted 01/20/2011   6:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add alexarne to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hmmmm. A ladder might be a better thought!

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Posted 01/29/2011   2:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MenzaMenz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
El Salvador Air Mail Cover 1950

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Posted 01/29/2011   2:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MenzaMenz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Iraq Airmail Cover 1950

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Posted 01/29/2011   4:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MenzaMenz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Another El Salvador Bridge Stamp.

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Australia
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Posted 01/29/2011   7:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
A ladder might be a better thought


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Posted 01/30/2011   12:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bfranton to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
And a couple of Honduras ...



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Posted 01/31/2011   2:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MenzaMenz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Czec Bridge Stamp.

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Posted 01/31/2011   6:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MenzaMenz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just crossed last week.

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Canada
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Posted 02/01/2011   03:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bridge on Germany 2003 stamp.


From
http://www.bdph.de/forum/archive/in...f89be32872d7
Before all Briefzentren took over service, in certain Regions Briefregionen were introduced. These were places where mail was collected and sent to the next Briefzentrum. Right now, AFAIK these Briefregionen do not exist any more, although the cancels were still used some time after the Briefregionen were closed.

There are much more Briefzentrum cancellations than Briefregion cancellations, so it is no wonder they are not that easy to find.

= = = = =
Still working on what briefzentrum is.
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