Forum: Bridge Photography And Music

A few months ago, I was approached by a musician from Louisiana, who wanted to use one of my photos of a bridge I photographed near St. Louis last summer while at the Historic Bridge Conference. It was located over the Chain of Rocks Canal, one of the alternative parallel routes along the Mississippi, carrying…
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1 August, 2007 Five Years Later Part II: Reactions To The Bridge Disaster And The Changes That Occurred Afterwards.

  Over the past week, there have been some extensive news coverage on the I-35W Bridge Disaster and the changes that we have seen in our policies for improving America’s infrastructure, not only in terms of replacing or repairing bridges that are structurally deficient, but also preserving the vintage structures that have a life after…
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1 August, 2007: Five Years Later: How The Minneapolis Bridge Disaster Changed The Way We Look At Bridges

It was a day like no other in the summer time: thousands of people leaving their workplaces to get home with others taking their children to a baseball game in the middle of the city. It was a hot summer afternoon and traffic was dense, with tempers flaring from people who are late for a…
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The Bridges Of Erfurt Part V: The Interview

The fifth and final part of the series on Erfurt’s historic bridges deals with the interview with the authors of the book, Hans-Joerg Vockrodt and Dietrich Baumbach. The interview took place this past June, and after going through the dialogue and translating it from German to English, I managed to present the interview in a…
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The Bridges Of Harvey, Iowa

Going back to the eastern end of Iowa, we are back in Marion County, where the next bridge profiles features not only one bridge, but as many as four! One mystery bridge, one extremely haunted one carrying a dead end low maintenance road, and two abandoned ones that are being considered for a bike trail.…
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