Elegance... gracefulness.. charm in a rustic setting.
It's very easy to fall in love with steel truss bridges , concrete and stone arch bridges and tunnels. For years, those steel beams and girders and bores into hills and mountains formed the backdrop of memories we hold dear to our hearts. Remembering these gallant old structures and engineering feats is not a matter of the mind... it's a matter of the heart.
For many years, I have captured in pictures the essence of these beautiful truss and arch bridges and tunnels, rising and arching in their nobility and splendor.. but sadly, many of the bridges are leaving us. They are falling victim to the wrecking ball almost on a weekly or monthly basis.
Building Bridges: The Iron and Concrete Wings of America
Like his first book, Calvin traveled thousands of miles, hiked, battled the elements and critters, rappelled down rocks - anything to get the best photographic angle of the bridges and tunnels he loves so much.
calvin's newest book is here!
Truss Bridges, Arch Bridges and Tunnels: A Picture Book of Personal Visits
Softcover, 20 pages