October 2016 Challenge - River in Let's talk about pics Posted October 13, 2016 · Edited October 13, 2016 by British Gent This image has been in four gallery shows, was on loan to the NY State Thruway Authority, and I just delivered a metal print to a buyer last week, so it's out for personal use, but the Tappan Zee Bridge will be gone in the next few years, so given the historic significance, it seemed like one that should be on Alamy, and this contest spurred me to finally upload it, so thanks. I love lighthouses but hadn't visited this one although it's about 20 minutes from my home, until two years ago. I always think of lighthouses on the sound or ocean, but this one is on the Hudson River. Pulteney Bridge in Bath has been standing strong since the 1700's. Gorgeous image deserving of a greenie! The Tappan Zee Bridge was built in the 1950's and it's in such bad shape that it is being replaced at a cost of $3.9 Billion (if it stays on budget), then the old one will be taken down. So much for modern engineering - or was it the builders who cut corners? The State that neglected it for too long? The battered little Tarrytown Lighthouse is also slated to get a facelift soon. An interesting post, thanks. And thanks for the greenie!