It's been a while since the infamous truck-eating railroad trestle has scraped off the top of a truck. That's because last year the city of Durham, North Carolina foolishly increased the clearance of the bridge, which has resulted in far fewer videos on the dedicated YouTube channel. But a couple of days ago, the bridge received a well-deserved treat in the form of a large semi-truck with a refrigerated container. This is the bridge's 157th snack since 2008.
The 11-foot-8+8 bridge found a gullible truck this week and gingerly removed its top, a la Hannibal Lecter skinning a skull on his banquet table. It was a fine truck, but the bridge has no regrets about its actions. It has a duty to remain inviolable, though it's primarily taken that duty because it thinks… READ THE REST
Our favorite can-opener bridge in Durham, North Carolina claimed another victim last week. This time the bridge was in a good mood, and scraped just a small snack as the truck passed under it. A few days earlier a boxtruck attempted to sneak past the bridge without paying its pound of flesh. As you might… READ THE REST
We love the 11-foot-8 bridge. If you were to ask us what the best bridge in the world is, we'd tell you it's 11-foot-8. We love it for its steadfastness, its loyalty to purpose, and its stalwart refusal to stand down to bullies. Look at this foolhardy crane truck that tried to challenge the bridge.… READ THE REST
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