The Birmingham Bridge has a complicated history in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Sunsets Over Charleston
The sun sets over the Eugene A. Carter Memorial Bridge on another evening in Charleston, the capital city of West Virginia
Exploring Four Covered Bridges in the Catskills
I recently spent some time in the Catskill Mountains of New York exploring its many waterfalls and covered bridges.
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway’s Cincinnati Bridge
The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Bridge over the Ohio River between Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio has an interesting history.
The Bridges and Tunnels of Burnside, Kentucky
Numerous bridges (and a tunnel) carry highway and railway traffic across the Cumberland River and Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Kentucky.
Four Appalachian Covered Bridges
Taking advantage of fresh powder in March, I visited four covered bridges in northeast Kentucky and southeast Ohio.
Bathing a Bridge in LED Light
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.
A Winter Escape to New River Gorge
After a warm and mostly snowless December, January has produced one snowstorm after another. Taking advantage of the last storm over the past few days, I camped out near Fayetteville, West Virginia, and captured the scenery around America’s newest National Nark: New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
Connecting Cairo, Illinois are two significant cantilever truss automobile bridges to Kentucky and Missouri and replaced the last of the ferries that operated at the convergence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The first of the bridges to be completed was a crossing between Cairo and Missouri. Designed by Waddell & Hardesty and constructed by…
The Crossings at Paducah
For decades, the only way to cross the Ohio River between Paducah, Kentucky, and Illinois was a narrow two-lane bridge. This was later supplemented with an interstate crossing that was plagued with problems.