Napoleon entered the town hard on their heels, but the broken bridge caused a delay of four days, there being no pontoon trains with the army.
At Riga there is a floating pontoon bridge over the Diina.
carried across the river Ysel at Doesburg on a pontoon bridge.
Sonderburg, the capital, with a good harbour and a considerable trade, is connected with the mainland by a pontoon bridge.
In the river are two pontoon docks and an immense dry dock.
On the north side of the fjord is Norre Sundby, connected with Aalborg by a pontoon and also by an iron railway bridge, one of the finest engineering works in the kingdom.
The former of these is connected with western Bagdad by a very primitive horse-tramway, also a relic of Midhat Pasha's reforms. The two parts of the city are joined by pontoon bridges, one in the suburbs and one in the main city.
The displacement of each pontoon is 180 tons and its weight 22 tons.
The mooring chains, weighing 22 lb per ft., are taken from the upstream end of each pontoon to a downstream screw pile mooring and from the downstream end to an upstream screw pile.
He rode across one of the swaying pontoon bridges to the farther side, turned sharply to the left, and galloped in the direction of Kovno, preceded by enraptured, mounted chasseurs of the Guard who, breathless with delight, galloped ahead to clear a path for him through the troops.
The Mosque of the Vizier, on the eastern side of the Tigris, near the pontoon bridge, has a fine dome and a lofty minaret, and the Great Mosque in the square of el Meidan, in the neighbourhood of the serai, is also a noble building.
and Badajoz fell, Soult's pontoon train being taken in it.
The conflict about St Pierre (Lostenia) was one of the most bloody of the war; but for hours Hill maintained his ground, and finally repulsed the French before Wellington, delayed by his pontoon bridge over the Nive having been swept away, arrived to his aid.
It is connected with the mainland by a pontoon bridge, and has a castle, now used as barracks, in the beautiful chapel of which many members of the Sonderburg-Augustenburg line lie buried; a Lutheran church and a town hall.
Sometimes a girder is rolled out about one-third of its length, and then supported on a floating pontoon.
As well as 235 pontoon berths, there are 110 swinging moorings with a water taxi service.
breakwater dredger pontoon, we begin the wait for the next flood tide.
The center rope was put through the center fender eyes and quickly dropped over the center pontoon mooring cleat.
Shared the pontoon with a 61 ' motor cruiser.
Access to the park is through the main entrance over the bridge, by boat or by our nearby pontoon.
floating mooring pontoon can also be seen.
Example 1 A couple lives in a purpose-built houseboat comprising a timber-clad building on a pontoon.
marina pontoon moorings showing the special piles that allow for a 20ft rise in water level.
marina basin was empty of MBM boats and the Harbor Master came down the pontoon bid Calm Voyager a French farewell.
Had lunch on the move and moored on the pontoon above West Bridge alongside May Bee, as there were no spare moored on the pontoon above West Bridge alongside May Bee, as there were no spare mooring places.
mooring pontoon can also be seen.
Surely some floating pontoon moorings could be provided here?
The marina pontoon moorings showing the special piles that allow for a 20ft rise in water level.
outfall upgrade work will take approximately 6 weeks using a jack up pontoon.
The pontoon thus firmly founded, the dredging gear would work from a stable platform.
There you can enjoy snorkeling or diving from a moored pontoon.
waiting pontoon above Lock No 8. First of the economy bridges.
Facilities will also be available for PS Waverley, and plans include a pontoon for river traffic.
Two round piles for the floating mooring pontoon below lock 8 can be seen in the distance.
It consists of a 50m steel bridge leading to a 32 square meter reinforced concrete pontoon.
The Foyle Regatta was launched in 2003 with the opening of the new city center pontoon.
pontoon moorings for visiting yachts there are two yacht clubs, two marinas and an abundance of public houses and restaurants.
pontoon moorings could be provided here?
pontoon boat for an afternoon cruise to a bustling village further up stream.
pontoon party, which was to follow the briefing, had to be canceled due to swarms of flying ants.
The GSPCA carries a special whale and dolphin rescue pontoon and also has qualified marine mammal medics.
It was also interesting to note that the visitor mooring pontoon was completely free.
At this stage the traffic lights on the start pontoon will be off.
hoist the sails and haul in the stern slip until parallel to the pontoon.
fluorescent tubing embedded into the floor of the pontoon is computer programmed to provide changing lighting effects on the structure at night.
Somewhat farther southward, just below the pontoon bridge, stands the custom house, which occupies the site and is built out of the material of the medreseh or college of Mostansir (A.D.
high, below which a narrow path leads to a pontoon at the neck of the lake.
Hoist the sails and haul in the stern slip until parallel to the pontoon.
Fluorescent tubing embedded into the floor of the pontoon is computer programmed to provide changing lighting effects on the structure at night.
For example, if the wedding aims to transport guests to Paris, a groom's cake in the shape of hubby's pontoon boat might not be the best option.
Curacao: The floating Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge guards the primary harbor of Curacao, but visitors will find an open and welcoming attitude as they explore the natural wonders of this tiny island.
Rescue Heroes Vehicles, from fire trucks to pontoon boats, are unique in that they allow children to enact scenes depicting the hope and joy of saving a life-unlike many action figures that enable children to pretend that they are fighting.
Party boat: If you have a friend or family member who owns a party boat or pontoon boat, ask if you can use it to host your party on a nearby river or lake.
ARNHEM, or Arnheim, the capital of the province of Gelderland, Holland, on the right bank of the Rhine (here crossed by, a pontoon bridge), and a junction station 35 m.
TIEL, a town in the province of Gelderland, Holland, on the right bank of the Waal (here crossed by a pontoon bridge), 25 m.
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