Taken 5-Oct-04
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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Bridges
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Keywords:Bay Bridge, Bridge, Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Eastern Shore, Jr, Lane, Maryland, Preston, Western Shore, William, William Preston Lane Jr
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Dimensions1800 x 1198
Original file size172 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken5-Oct-04 12:47
Date modified25-Jul-06 11:55
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1DS
Focal length200 mm
Exposure1/800 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
William Preston Lane Jr Bridge

William Preston Lane Jr Bridge

William Preston Lane Jr Bridge, also known as the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, crosses the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. Spanning the Chesapeake Bay, it connects the state's rural Eastern Shore region with the urban Western Shore. The original span opened in 1952 and with a length of 4.3 miles (6.9 km), was the world's longest continuous over-water steel structure; the parallel span was added in 1973.