The Market Street Bridge, officially referred to as the John Ross Bridge, is a bascule bridge that spans the Tennessee River between downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the Northshore District. It looks spectacular lighted up at blue hour.
A road bridge crosses over a railroad bridge (with an oncoming train) in Richmond, Virginia
The Manchester Bridge (9th Street) in downtown Richmond, Virginia boasts some of the most spectacular views of any city anywhere, including of ruins, the beautiful James River, and unmatched urban wildlife.
Located just outside of Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island is one of the most photographed and visually stunning bridges in all of Maine. The Somesville Bridge is certain to capture your attention—the arched wooden footbridge, with its brilliant white coat, spans the waters of Somes Creek.
The Stone Arch Bridge is a former railroad bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the only arched bridge made of stone on the entire Mississippi River.
Walnut Street and Market Street bridges over Susquehanna River leading to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The Walnut Street Bridge also known as The People’s Bridge, is a truss bridge that spanned the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg until 1996. Built in 1890, it is the oldest remaining bridge connecting Harrisburg’s downtown and Riverfront Park with City Island. Since flooding in 1996 collapsed sections of the western span, it no longer connects to the West Shore.
The Market Street Bridge is a stone arch bridge that spans the Susquehanna River between Harrisburg and Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania. The current structure is the third bridge built at its current location and is the second oldest remaining bridge in Harrisburg.
Posting a series of images of bridges across the country and the world.
The 1.7-mile-long Golden Gate Bridge, an icon of the San Francisco Bay region, connects the city of San Francisco to Marin County, California. At its completion in 1937, the suspension bridge was considered an engineering marvel—the longest main suspension bridge span in the world.
We end our series on Postcards from Savannah with night scenes on the Savannah River.
Dusk on the riverfront in Savannah, Georgia …….
Sunset images captured from a paddleboat on the Savannah river ……
The Southern Live Oak is the most iconic tree of Savannah, Georgia. The evergreen Live Oaks with their drooping, curvaceous branches, draped in Spanish moss create the most atmospheric Southern quality to Savannah’s streets and public squares.
When you roam around the squares, ramble the streets and lanes in the historic and Victorian Districts in Savannah, the color, size, texture and charm of so many doors invite you to stop on the sidewalk and take a closer look.
More than 40 percent of the buildings and homes found in Savannah, Georgia have architectural or historical significance. The restoration of these structures is often undertaken by passionate individuals in strict accordance with the rules and regulations put forth by the Savannah Historic Foundation. Restoration of historic buildings has thrived here especially since the addition of the Savannah College of Art and Design in the late 1970s.
A trip to Savannah is not complete without a visit to Leopold’s Ice Cream. It was founded in 1919 by three brothers from Greece. They learned the art of candy and dessert making from an uncle who had already settled in America. George, Peter and Basil Leopold perfected their secret formulas and created the now world famous Leopold’s Ice Cream.
Constructed on a lot overlooking Lafayette Square, the Andrew Low House reflects the urban genteel life of 19th-century Savannah. The upstairs features bedrooms for the owners, distinguished guests and children and the historic furniture is still preserved. In one of the home’s most innovative details is a 500-gallon cistern in the attic. Water from the cistern plumbed the kitchen and the bathroom. This was one of the city’s earliest indoor plumbing systems.
Built in 1848 for Andrew Low, a wealthy cotton merchant from Scotland, the Andrew Low House is a classic and elegant Savannah mansion. Facing Lafayette Square, its stucco and brick design meshes beautifully with the rich history of the area. The Andrew Low House preserves one of the finest collections of period furnishings relating to the history of Savannah and the Low family. It includes examples of works by some of America’s most prestigious furniture makers.
In the 1700s, City Market was Savannah’s central marketplace for people to trade, shop for groceries and mingle with other community members. After tragedies and demolition, today, life, charm and quirk are restored in City Market, and the lively marketplace is now one of Savannah’s most popular spots for restaurants, art galleries, shopping and nightlife.
Spirituality has been a big part of Savannah’s culture since the city was founded in 1733. Whether you want to attend a service, dive into history, see incredible art or experience architecture, there’s a little something for everyone at Savannah’s historic churches.
In the heart of Savannah’s celebrated Historic District, on the northeast quadrant of Oglethorpe Square, stands a grand old mansion, known today as the Owens-Thomas House. An impressive two-story structure on a raised basement, it was completed in 1819 for Richard Richardson, an entrepreneur, shipping merchant, and bank president, and his wife.
Forsyth Park is the ultimate gathering spot for Savannah‘s locals and visitors alike. The beautiful Forsyth Park fountain is one of Savannah‘s most well-known icons and is one of the most photographed places. Erected in 1858, the fountain is not unique. It was ordered from a catalog!