West Virginia

Hawk's Nest Bridge

Fog Lift at Hawks Nest Railroad Bridge

The passing of a heavy shower allowed for some passing fog that rapidly eased over the nearby mountaintops at Hawks Nest State Park in West Virginia. At its base, over the New River, are two Parker through trusses that carry CSX Railroad and Amtrak.

New River Gorge Bridge

Morning Magic at the New River Gorge Bridge

It’s been said that without the trees, mountains, fogs, or rains, the sun cannot create its own magic. On this mystical morning, the fog enveloping the New River Gorge Bridge was picture-perfect but I knew its time was short. Within minutes of taking these aerials, the thick fog had disappeared, replaced by a wide expanse of crystal clear skies.

Fort Henry Bridge

Fort Henry Bridge Aerials

Following up from the aerials of the adjoining Wheeling Suspension Bridge are new aerials of the Fort Henry Bridge which carries Interstate 70 and US Routes 40 and 250 over the main channel of the Ohio River in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Wheeling Suspension Bridge

Wheeling Suspension Bridge Aerials

The heavens opened up and the rain poured down during my travels through West Virginia, but the sun was shining as I took these aerial and on-the-ground photos of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, which carries the National Road over the Ohio River between Wheeling Island and downtown Wheeling, West Virginia.