Josh Schmid

About Me 

Civil Engineering PhD student. I do quite a bit of traveling and hiking, making an effort to visit old bridges.

Recent Updates 

Staple Bend Tunnel (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Rail Trail
December 29, 2018: New photos
Fall Creek Suspension Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Wire suspension bridge over Fall Creek
December 29, 2018: New photos
Stewart Avenue Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Deck truss bridge over Fall Creek on Stewart Avenue in Ithaca
December 29, 2018: New photo
Fall Creek Suspension Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Wire suspension bridge over Fall Creek
December 29, 2018: Added
NS - Portage Viaduct (3rd) (Wyoming County, New York)
Deck truss bridge over Genesee River on Norfolk Southern Railway north of Portageville
December 29, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Bridge fully demolished
NS - Portage Viaduct (4th) (Wyoming County, New York)
Steel arch bridge over Genesee River on Norfolk Southern Railway
December 29, 2018: New photo
Newfield Covered Bridge 32-55-01 (Tompkins County, New York)
Town Lattice through truss with supplemental arches over West Branch Cayuga Inlet on Covered Bridge Street in Newfield Hamlet
December 29, 2018: New photos
Stone Arch Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Stone arch bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis
November 2, 2018: New photos
West Liberty Covered Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Cowles Creek on West Liberty Street
November 2, 2018: Added
Windsor Mills Covered Bridge 35-04-25 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Covered bridge over Phelps Creek on Warner Hollow Road
November 2, 2018: New photos
Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge 35-04-64 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Modern covered bridge over the Ashtabula River on CR 25 near Ashtabula
November 2, 2018: New photos
Harpersfield Covered Bridge 35-04-19 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Two-span covered bridge with steel through truss approach over Grand River on Harpersfield Road
November 2, 2018: New photos
Ashtabula Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Movable through truss bridge over Ashtabula River on West Fifth Street (OH 531) in Ashtabula
November 2, 2018: New photos
Vrooman Road Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
Warren Polygonal pony truss bridge over Grand River on Vrooman Road
November 2, 2018: New photos
Conrail - Kingston Tunnel (Ulster County, New York)
Abandoned tunnel under Delaware Ave & Hasbrouck Ave on U&D Kingston Point Branch
November 2, 2018: New photos
Conrail - Frank Keonig Boulevard Overpass (Ulster County, New York)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Frank Keonig Boulevard/NY 9W on Railroad
November 2, 2018: New photos
Wurts Street Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Suspension bridge over Rondout Creek on Wurts Street in Kingston
November 2, 2018: New photos
Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle (Ulster County, New York)
Deck truss bridge over Rondout Creek and Main Street on Railroad
November 2, 2018: New photos
Five Arches Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Esopus Creek on 28A
November 2, 2018: New photo
Ashokan Dividing Weir Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Ashokan Reservoir on Reservoir Road
November 2, 2018: New photo
Lovers Leap Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Abandoned section of Pumpkin Hill Road
November 2, 2018: New photos
Conrail - Kingston Tunnel (Ulster County, New York)
Abandoned tunnel under Delaware Ave & Hasbrouck Ave on U&D Kingston Point Branch
October 6, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Definitely not filled in, still walkable as of October 2018
Oatka Creek Bridge (Genesee County, New York)
Pony truss bridge over Oatka Creek on US 20
September 25, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added replacement information
Randolph Collier Tunnel (Del Norte County, California)
Tunnel under Oregon Mountain on US 199
August 26, 2018: New photo
Bridge of Dreams (Knox County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mohican River on Mohican Valley Trail (formerly part of the Pennsylvania Railroad) in Brinkhaven
August 25, 2018: New photos
Tunnel Log (San Joaquin County, California)
Tunnel/Tree over Road
August 25, 2018: New photos
Zion - Mt Carmel Tunnel (Washington County, Utah)
Tunnel on Hwy 9/Zion Park Blvd
August 25, 2018: New photo
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Suspension bridge over San Francisco Bay on US 101 at San Francisco
August 25, 2018: New photos
BNSF - Crooked River Bridge (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Steel arch bridge over Crooked River on BNSF/Union Pacific Railroad in Terrebonne
August 25, 2018: New photos
Rex T. Barber Bridge (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Concrete arch bridge over Crooked River on US 97
August 25, 2018: New photo
Crooked River Bridge (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Steel arch bridge over Crooked River on Former U.S. 97 alignment in Terrebonne
August 25, 2018: New photos
Tomhannock Spill Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Pony truss bridge over Tomhannock Spill on CR 117
July 14, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Bridge reopened
Kinderhook Creek Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Kinderhook Creek on NY 22
July 14, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Replaced 2009
First Street Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Stone arch bridge over Poesten Kill on First Street in Troy
July 14, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added categories "Boston & Maine Railroad", "Troy & Greenfield Railroad"
First Street Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Stone arch bridge over Poesten Kill on First Street in Troy
July 14, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added information
Old route 30 Bridge (Hamilton County, New York)
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Sacandaga River on Old Route 8b
June 29, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Bridge open to pedestrians, but gates prevent vehicle access
OW - Cadosia Trestle (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cadosia Creek & Lower Cadosia Road on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
June 21, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Fixed county
OW - Hawk's Mountain Tunnel (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Tunnel on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
June 21, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Corrected county
Denning Road Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Neversink River on Denning Road
May 21, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Bridge no longer exists, replaced by modern span
Boonton Arch Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Rockaway River on Trail
April 23, 2018: Photos imported
Boonton Arch Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Rockaway River on Trail
April 22, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added category "aqueduct"
Boonton Arch Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Rockaway River on Trail
April 22, 2018: Added
Seely Creek Bridge (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Seely Creek on TR 763
April 22, 2018: New photos
CP - Tunkhannock Viaduct (Wyoming County, Pennsylvania)
Massive ten-span concrete arch bridge over Tunkhannock Creek on Canadian Pacific Railroad at Nicholson
April 22, 2018: New photos
Keefer Station Covered Bridge 38-49-02 (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Burr arch-truss bridge over Shamokin Creek on Mill Road
April 22, 2018: New photos
Conrail - West Branch Susquehanna River Bridge (Lewisburg) (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on former West Shore RR, ex-Conrail, exx-PRR
April 22, 2018: New photos
PRR - Shamokin Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Shamokin Division
April 22, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added category "Pennsylvania Railroad"
PRR - Shamokin Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Shamokin Division
April 22, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added railroad
PRR - Shamokin Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Shamokin Division
April 22, 2018: New Street View added
PRR - Shamokin Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Shamokin Division
April 22, 2018: Updated by Josh Schmid: Added category "Railroad"