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Bridges, Bridges, Bridges! On Stamps

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French Equatorial Africa
3rd May 1937
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"logging near Mayumba"
not sure how accurate the SG description is, my research suggests that the Trans-Gabon Railway went nowhere near Mayumba, which is on the coast. Besides which, until the 1970's Gabon had no rail system -?



designed - J. Douy
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French West Africa
24th March 1947
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"Girl and Bridge"




designed - P Munier
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Senegal
15th December 1935
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Faidherbe Bridge, Dakar
(named after the then governor of Senegal, Louis Faidherbe).
The bridge is over 500m long and links Saint-Louis to the African mainland.



designed - Azibert

General Faidherbe - his image was used on French colonial stamps of several West African countries.

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>not sure how accurate the SG description is, my research suggests that the Trans-Gabon Railway went nowhere near Mayumba, which is on the coast. Besides which, until the 1970's Gabon had no rail system -?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo...cean_Railway

The bridge on the stamp passes over the river Loémé between the villages of Bilala and Mvouti, about 115 kilometers from Pointe Noire. The 6 arches are made of reinforced concrete and stand on masonry bridge piers.
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Singapore 2019 Bridge at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
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Great Britain
Bridges
March 5, 2015
Peace Bridge is a cycle and foot bridge across the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland. It opened in June 2011, connecting Ebrington Square with the rest of the city center.

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Brazil
Diplomatic Relations with Czech and Slovakia
May 26, 2020
Part of the strip of four stamps depicts Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge in Brasilia.

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Belgium
EUROPA - Bridges
June 11, 2018
The minisheet depicts Pont des Trous, an 13th-century stone bridge of Gothic style spanning the river Scheldt at Tournai in Belgium.

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this powerful bridge was already depicted on a postage stamp in 1978

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Mexico
Road Infrastructures
September 26, 2011
Texcapa bridge is located in Huauchinango, in the far north of the state of Puebla. The "fin back" style concrete bridge stands at 147 maters high with a span of 171 meters. It is opened in 2005.
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Canada
Historic Covered Bridges
June 17, 2019
The stamp set depicts Hartland Covered Bridge (New Brunswick), Powerscourt Bridge (Quebec), Félix-Gabriel-Marchand Bridge (Quebec), West Montrose Bridge (Ontario), Ashnola No.1 Bridge (British Columbia).




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