HYB: Cedar Grove Bridge In Indiana

A few years ago, a fellow historian named Satolli Glasmeyer came up with an interesting concept that was short and sweet and would give the viewers a short overview of the historic places on video- not to mention an incentive to visit them on their next road trip. History in Your Own Backyard focuses on…
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BHC Pic Of The Week Nr. 1

Beginning this month, the Chronicles will present a pic of the week, where the author will have a display of the finest photos of historic bridges that were photographed and posted either on Facebook, Instagram or even Flickr. They will be posted every Friday as the weekends are made for bridge photography, old and new,…
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Two Historic Vogtland Bridges Coming Down

Two Goltzsch River Bridges two kilometers from each other to be replaced with modern structures due to age and liability.   AUERBACH (VOGTLAND), SAXONY (GERMANY)-  There are three ways of justifying the demolition of a historic Bridge, regardless of design and age. The first, as we are seeing with the Frank Wood Bridge in Maine,…
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Saving The Bockau Arch Bridge Day 5: The Rechenhaus Restaurant Next To The Bridge

Day five of the campaign to save the Bockau Arch Bridge and this one takes us to the place that has been both the chessboard of the project but also the place that will play a role in the future of the bridge and this is….. a restaurant! 🙂 Not just an ordinary restaurant that…
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Frank Wood Bridge Raising Funds For Independent Inspector

Go Fund Me campaign to raise $15,000 to hire an independent contractor to look at options to restore the 1932 historic truss bridge BRUNSWICK & TOPSHAM, MAINE- Conflicts between the Maine Department of Transportation on one end and locals from both Brunswick and Topsham as well as preservation officials have reached new heights for recent…
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