Built in 1882 this "Eighth Wonder of the World" lasted 121 years before it was destroyed by a F1 Tornado a little over ten years ago. At the time of the Tornado it was fourth-tallest railway bridg... (more)
A legacy in rust: the old (designed in 1886) herald of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad is still visible on this now-abandoned main line at the west end of Appalachia, VA. Behind stand the rema... (more)
A lady from AR contacted me to inquire on some information about this bridge. Her great-grandfather was killed on Jan 23, 1897 when his passenger train, B&O predecessor Pittsburg and Western No. ... (more)
The new Verticle lift bridge over the Illinois River upstream from Morris IL nears the final phase placement.
The old bridge was a navigation hazard being too narrow for passage of barge tows.... (more)