June 07, 2022

Bridgespotting: A Guide to Bridges that Connect People, Places, and Times

By Bob Dover’83
Sewell Pond Press, 2022

Book cover of Bridgespotting: A Guide to Bridges that Connect People, Places, and Times Bob Dov... Bob Dover, a geologist by trade, has hiked across hundreds of walkable bridges and completed detailed research on the roles these structures play in communities.

His new travel guide tells stories about some of them, considering the reasons people visit bridges and providing detailed descriptions of more than 70 of the most prominent tourist bridges and multi-bridge tours in the United States, Canada, and Europe.


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