Sunday, November 20, 2011

Town turns fallen Kinzua railroad bridge into tourist attraction

MOUNT JEWETT, Pa. — In the never-ending battle between man and Mother Nature, let’s call this one a draw.
True, a large portion of the towering Kinzua Viaduct — at one time the tallest bridge in the world — remains a tangled mess on the valley floor, a testament to the fury of Mother Nature.
But overlooking the wreckage is an example of the creativity of human response: a new tourist attraction atop the remaining stretch of bridge, a walkway that extends 600 feet over the gorge, with a glass-bottom observation area offering a look at the landscape below. Continued

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