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Arco Bridge (Lucban)

Posted by admin on December 31, 2006

Now more popularly known as Puente de Arco, the bridge made of adobe was constructed in 1851. Originally a two arched bridge that spans the Camatian River only one arch remains standing.

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Alitao Bridge (Tayabas)

Posted by admin on December 31, 2006

Built in 1823, the bridge which traverses the Alitao River in Tayabas, Quezon, was built by Don Diego Urbano. Composed of two Adobe arches, the bridge has been recently been widened with cement piers attached to the original adobe span.

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Escudero Hydroelectric Power Plant (Tiaong)

Posted by admin on December 31, 2006

The Escudero Hydroelectric Power Plant at Villa Escudero originally it generated power for the Escudero coconut plantation in Tayabas province. It is the first hydroelectric plant in the Philippines. Although no longer in use, it is very well-preserved. (Architect Augusto F. Villalon)

Photo above: original hydroelectric power generating equipment; below: dam for generating hydroelectric power and the power plant built in 1937.

Posted in Industrial Heritage, Quezon | 2 Comments »

Casa Communidad de Tayabas

Posted by admin on July 29, 2006

Posted in Provincial Capitols, Quezon | 1 Comment »

Rizal Monument (Sariaya)

Posted by admin on July 29, 2006

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Sariaya Municipal Hall

Posted by admin on July 27, 2006

Posted in City and Municipal Halls, Quezon | 8 Comments »

Tayabas Cemetery Chapel

Posted by admin on July 27, 2006

Posted in Cemeteries, Churches, Quezon | 1 Comment »

Lucban Church

Posted by admin on July 27, 2006

Posted in Churches, Quezon | 4 Comments »

Santuario de las Almas (Tayabas)

Posted by admin on July 27, 2006

Posted in Cemeteries, Churches, Quezon | 3 Comments »

Tayabas Basilica

Posted by admin on July 27, 2006

Posted in Churches, Minor Basilicas, National Cultural Treasures, Quezon | 4 Comments »