Videos

Kane Road Bridge: Kane Road Bridge, Franklin County, VT
Crossing the 1928 Parker Truss in Sheldon VT.

Video by Michael Quiet (updated March 14, 2017)

Ashland Vicinity Kansas River Bridge:
Ashland Vicinity (Manhattan, KS area) re-routed Kansas River Bridge....as Robert Elder describes, the bridge was abandoned after the Kansas River was naturally re-routed by one of the great floods over 100 years ago - cut and paste the URL in your browser to view

Nick Schmiedeler (updated March 13, 2017)

Black Creek Bridge: Bouchard Road Bridge, Franklin County, VT
Crossing the 1903 riveted warren pony truss across the Black Creek in Sheldon VT. The bridge was fabricated by the American Bridge Co. and erected by the United Construction Co.

Michael Quiet (updated March 13, 2017)

NS - Lake Norman Bridge: N&W 611 at Catawba Bridge, NC
Norfolk & Western 611 leads an excursion train over Lake Niorman and the Catawba River at Catawba, NC in April 2016

Big Jim Video Productions, https://www.youtube.com/bigjim4life (updated February 16, 2017)

PRR - Shenango River Bridge: Shenango River Bridge - February 2017
Crossing the Shenango River Bridge.

Sherman Cahal (updated February 13, 2017)

UP - Tennessee Pass Tunnel: "The Royal Gorge" Transcontinental Train Journey - 1950's American Passenger Trains
1950s RR film promoting the Royal Gorge Route that also went through Tennessee Pass. Tunnel transit at 7:42.

YouTube user WDTVLIVE42 (updated January 11, 2017)

Y Bridge (5th):
This bridge can be seen from the drone as well as the railroad bridge beside it.

Christopher Calhoun (updated December 30, 2016)

CUOH - Zanesville Bridge:
Both this bridge and the Y-Bridge can be seen from the drone.

Christopher calhoun (updated December 30, 2016)

Ellis Bridge:
Bridge can be seen from afar by the drone at multiple points in the video

Christopher Calhoun (updated December 30, 2016)

Fremont Bridge: Fremont Bridge in Seattle

Video taken by Steven Pavlov in June 2016 (updated December 12, 2016)

Baker River Bridge: Removal of Baker Street Bridge

Friends of the Wentworth Parks and Recreation (updated November 27, 2016)

NH - Cape Cod Canal Bridge: Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge
A twin of the first Strauss Heel trunnion bascule Bridge constructed in 1910 in Bourne Massachusetts, this bridge is located in Ashtabula Ohio constructed in 1911 by the Strauss Bascule bridge Company and fabricated by the Pennsylvania Steel Company. This bridge still remains in service.

Douglas Butler (updated November 23, 2016)

Amtrak - Susquehanna River Bridge: Opening and Closing of the Amtrak Susquehanna River Bridge Drawspan
Drone video of a weekend opening and closing of the drawspan for a solitary sailboat

George and Walter Hipkins (updated October 30, 2016)

Dingman's Ferry Bridge: Dingmans Ferry Bridge on CBS Sunday Morning
News story on CBS Sunday Morning August 5, 1990

(updated October 28, 2016)

Dingman's Ferry Bridge:

(updated October 28, 2016)

DVGR - Cheat Mountain Tunnel: Train Cab Ride Thru Cheat Mtn Tunnel
Published on Apr 25, 2013 This is a portion of a video I did for my elementary school class of a cab ride on Western Maryland's New Tygart Flyer. The kids especially enjoyed the excellent view inside the 1800 foot Cheat Mountain "S" Tunnel near Elkins, WV.

YouTube user goodspirit17 (updated October 10, 2016)

US77 Platte River Bridge (Old): Old Platte river Bridge Fremont Nebraska

Mike Anderson (updated October 7, 2016)

Clarion Trestle: Abandoned - Clarion Trestle
Video of bridge taken by a GoPro Phantom 3 drone in 2015

Kyle Mills (updated October 2, 2016)

Roebling Suspension Bridge: The Roebling Suspension Bridge
This is a video we recently produced for our video database "History In Your Own Backyard". Thought you guys might like to see this.

www.HistoryInYourOwnBackyard.com (updated September 29, 2016)

Hell Canyon Bridge: Hell Canyon Bridge Demolition
Multiple angles from Controlled Demolition, Inc.

The Loizeaux Group LLC (updated September 20, 2016)

NS - JM Drawbridge: JM Drawbridge (Raised for boating seasons)
A Strauss heel trunnion bascule bridge raising for boat traffic

Douglas Butler (updated September 6, 2016)

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (3rd): MKT Boonville Bridge from the air | 08-14-2016
Wished it was better, but I think it's good enough.

Mark W. Shannon (updated September 6, 2016)

WMSR/GAP - US-40 Overpass: Farewell to 734!
Historic steam engine #734 crosses the US 40 overpass starting at 5:15 in this video

YouTube user peterandben (updated September 5, 2016)

DCLR - Lewes Creek Swing Bridge: DCLR - Lewes Creek Swing Bridge
Delaware Coast Line 4024 crosses the bridge with the line's caboose and three tank cars from Bancroft en route back to Georgetown, Del.

Harry Keyser (updated September 1, 2016)

DCLR - Lewes Creek Swing Bridge: Lewes Railroad Swing Bridge
Video from track approach shows cranking operation in greater detail as bridge is opened

Susan Hutcheson Keyser (updated September 1, 2016)

Harahan Bridge: Big River Crossing / Harahan Bridge History

(updated August 31, 2016)

CR173 Bridge: Flying Over the CR173 Bridge
I took my drone out to see this bridge. Wished it was a bit better, but I kept losing the signal as I couldn't get as low as I would have liked.

Mark W. Shannon (updated August 29, 2016)

New U.S. Grant Bridge: U.S. Grant Bridge, Portsmouth, Ohio
Turn sound off---wind noise

Calvin Sneed (all rights reserved) (updated August 25, 2016)

DCLR - Lewes Creek Swing Bridge: Lewes Railroad Swing Bridge
Video from track approach shows cranking operation in greater detail, including a second mechanism to lock the bridge into place

Nick Roth (updated August 18, 2016)

Erie - Jessup Branch Bridge:

Aerial Access, Facebook page (updated August 17, 2016)

INRD - Shuffle Creek Bridge: Train Runs Over Two Women on Indiana Bridge

YouTube user Best Bruno Videos (updated August 13, 2016)

CN - Four Track Swing Bridge: Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Bridge
First 4 track rail bridge still in good shape in operation.

Douglas Butler (updated August 7, 2016)

NS - Natural Tunnel: csx and ns trains at natural tunnel state park
Sep 15, 2010 csx and ns trains at natural tunnel state park near duffield virginia.filmed by anthony rhoton.check out my facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?i...

Anthony Rhoton (updated July 30, 2016)

Quitaque Railway Tunnel: Texas Wild: Clatiry walk through tour

YouTube user TexasWild (updated July 29, 2016)

SP - East Tunnel: kayak railroad tunnel #1

YouTube user hkelly2001 (updated July 28, 2016)

Eggner's Ferry Bridge:

(updated July 27, 2016)

Broadway Bridge: Driving the Broadway Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated July 26, 2016)

Junction Bridge: Walking the Junction Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated July 25, 2016)

I-30 Arkansas River Bridge: Driving the I-30 Arkansas River Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated July 25, 2016)

Cricket Creek Valley Bridge: Driving the Cricket Creek Valley Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated July 25, 2016)

NS - Coosa River Bridge (Riverside):

(updated July 12, 2016)

Knoebels Amusement Park Bridge: Train crossing relocated historic bridge
Bridge seen at 0:25 and 2:25.

(updated July 5, 2016)

WM - Spring Garden Swingbridge: Kayak Adventure to Spring Garden Swing Bridge (Baltimore, Md)
A visit to the the abandoned Western Maryland Railroad's Spring Garden Swing Bridge in Baltimore, Md. Only accessible by boat.

Pat Gavin (updated June 30, 2016)

Overseas Highway - Seven Mile Bridge: Driving the Seven Mile Bridge
Recorded in 2012, this video features multiple views of my driving this bridge. I used 3 SD cameras here (one Black & White) and 3 DVD "set top" video recorders to capture the video. The video here features all 3 cameras in 1080P to keep the images from being too small.

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 26, 2016)

MO 96 Overpass:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Johnson Creek Old US 66 Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Turnback Creek Old US 66 Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Halltown Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Lake Taneycomo Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Niangua River Old US 66 Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Old Route 66 Goodwin River Branch Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Old US 66 Gasconade River Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Devils Elbow Arch Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Devils Elbow Bridge:

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Leasburg US 66 Bridge: Leasburg US 66 Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 20, 2016)

Old Route 66 Little Beaver Creek Bridge: Old Route 66 Little Beaver Creek Bridge
Old Route 66 Little Beaver Creek Bridge

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 19, 2016)

Perkins Cove Bridge:
A sailboat with a tall mast nears a pedestrian drawbridge at Perkins Cove, near Ogunquit, Maine. Will the boat make it through?

James A. Martin (updated June 17, 2016)

Daniel Boone Bridge: Driving the 1935 Daniel Boone Bridge | 06-07/21st 2015
Video from my archive as I drive over this historic and now lost bridge. Includes the view from behind me as well.

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 15, 2016)

Eads Bridge: Driving the Eads Bridge: Both ways! In 1080P/60FPS
Here's a video of me driving over the Eads Bridge. First into Illinois, then back into Missouri.

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 13, 2016)

Washington Bridge: Washington bridge: Crossing it from both sides.
Here's my video of me crossing this historic bridge. Recorded 06-05-2016. In 1080P/60FPS

Mark W. Shannon (updated June 13, 2016)

Mathers Bridge: Motoring Through Mathers
A video showing the swing span in operation.

seatree3 (updated June 6, 2016)

NS - JM Drawbridge: JM Drawbridge (Raised)
Raised for ship and boat spring and summer seasons this Strauss bascule bridge is still in good shape

Douglas Butler (updated May 26, 2016)

AZCR - SOB Canyon Trestle: AZCR - SOB Canyon Trestle
Robert Van Camp filming of "Great Scenic Rail Journeys" for PBS

Verde Canyon Railroad (updated May 24, 2016)

B.B. Comer Bridge: Last Drive Over B.B. Comer Bridge

Triple R BBQ via Facebook (updated May 3, 2016)

Concord Covered Bridge 10-33-02:

(updated April 16, 2016)

US36 Tuscarawas River Bridge: US36 Tuscarawas River Bridge Demolition

Mike Lawver via Facebook (updated April 7, 2016)

Albany County Rail-Trail - Normans Kill Bridge: Albany County Rail Trail construction
The beginning of this video shows the Normanskill Bridge. It was taken during trail construction. Fast forward to 1:30 for I-87 and US Route 9W over the Normanskill, and 6:30 for the bridge over Route 32.

Luizzi Brothers Contracting (updated April 6, 2016)

Torrence Avenue Bridge: Torrence Avenue Bridge Demolition - Alternate View
Demolition of the Torrence Avenue Bridge, over the Grand Calumet River in Chicago.

Illinois Department of Transportation (updated March 6, 2016)

Torrence Avenue Bridge:

(updated March 3, 2016)

Somerfield Bridge: Abandoned town under water emerges! Somerfield Pa
Video of inundated town that includes footage of the bridge and old photos of the bridge.

Stuffthats Gone (updated February 12, 2016)

Winona Bridge: Winona Bridge Simulation
A simulated view of the new and old Winona bridges as they will function after construction of the new bridge and rehabilitation of the old bridge.

Minnesota Department of Transportation (updated February 8, 2016)

Randolph Street Bridge:

(updated February 7, 2016)

NS - JM Drawbridge: Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge
Update of a Strauss Heel trunnion railroad bascule bridge constructed by the Strauss Bascule Bridge Company fabricated by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.

Douglas Butler (updated February 6, 2016)

Provo River Bridge: Tubing provo river Railroad bridge
Tubing down the provo river. Going under the railroad bridge. The toughest part of the float. Video taken in late june 2011 when water levels were still high.

Provo Canyon Outfitters (updated January 27, 2016)

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville): FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville)
Video of bridge being opened

Michael Thomas, used with permission (updated January 14, 2016)

Willow Avenue Bridge: Willow avenue lift bridge
The bridge built in 1964

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

Eagle Avenue Bridge: Eagle avenue lift bridge
Abandoned highway lift span locked in position

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

Columbus Road Bridge: Columbus road bridge
Just repaired and painted

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

West 3rd Street Bridge: West 3rd street Bridge
West 3rd street bridge discussion

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge: Nickle Plate rail bridge
Railroad lift bridge for ship traffic

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge: Abbey road
Discussion of the Nickel Plate railroad lift bridge

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

FIR - Industrial Flats Lift Bridge: Industrial flats rail bridge
Bridge replaced in the 1950's older Scherzer type bridge built in 1906.

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

Abandoned NYC - Cuyahoga River Lift Bridge: Big four rail bridge
Abandoned history of the lift rail bridge

Douglas Butler (updated January 5, 2016)

Abandoned W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bridge: Abandoned wheeling & lake Erie lift bridge
Abandoned in locked position also discussion of a former River Terminal rail Scherzer type

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge No # 464: Scherzer bascule bridge
Explaining the history of the Scherzer rolling lift bridge

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463: Baltimore & ohio Jackknife movable bridge
Bridge history

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

Center Steet Bridge: Center street bridge
History of King Bridge Company swing bridge

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

CSX - Cuyahoga River Bridge: Csx rail bridge
A Scherzer rolling lift bridge

(updated January 4, 2016)

NS - JM Drawbridge: Jm drawbridge
Explaining the Name of the bascule bridge

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

Carter Road Bridge: Carter road bridge
Lowing and raising back for ship and lower

Douglas Butler (updated January 4, 2016)

CSX - Alafia River Bridge: CSX Bridge Tender opening swing bridge

Keith Gouge (updated December 29, 2015)

CSX - Buffalo River Bridge: The Fireboat Edward

Joseph Rennie (updated December 15, 2015)

West Ferry Street Bridge: Ferry Street Bridge opening

Brian W (updated December 15, 2015)

B&OCT - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge: Hoosier State Rail Series Hick Tower And Bascule Bridges

Frank (updated December 6, 2015)

RT - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge: Cleveland works rail bridge
Bridge raising

Douglas Butler (updated December 6, 2015)

Pulaski Bridge: Pulaski Drawbridge lift

FL2002 (updated December 5, 2015)

Norwalk River Bridge:
Opening Washington Street Drawbridge in Norwalk

FL92002 (updated December 5, 2015)

Portage River Bridge: Drawbridge on Lake Erie

Tripper White (updated December 5, 2015)

NS - Sandusky Bay Bridge:
Trains on Sandusky Bay Bridge

Delay In Block Productions (updated December 5, 2015)