Virginia has three combination wood and iron Pratt through trusses remaining over the James River. One of these is located in Eagle Rock. In May 1883, the Richmond & Allegheny Railroad Company agreed with the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors to build three bridges over the James River as part… Read More »Coming Across a Rare Wood and Iron Truss Bridge
Nestled in Pocahontas County, West Virginia is Sharps Tunnel along the former Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Greenbrier Division.
On September 26, 1940, before a crowd of 50,000, two new bridges opened in Lorain, Ohio.
The Birmingham Bridge has a complicated history in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The sun sets over the Eugene A. Carter Memorial Bridge on another evening in Charleston, the capital city of West Virginia
I recently spent some time in the Catskill Mountains of New York exploring its many waterfalls and covered bridges.Read More »Exploring Four Covered Bridges in the Catskills
The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Bridge over the Ohio River between Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio has an interesting history.
Numerous bridges (and a tunnel) carry highway and railway traffic across the Cumberland River and Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Kentucky.
In a prior post about the Oakley Clark Collins Memorial Bridge, I lamented about the light pollution generated from the structure’s massive LED lights that point upward. Let’s revisit that.