The Bush Kill Railroad Bridge
This is the old railroad bridge over the Bush Kill in Arkville, New York.
It's not exactly abandoned: It's owned by the Catskills Revitalization Corporation, and there are plans to extend the route of the Delaware and Ulster Railroad (a heritage railroad operating scenic trips out of Arkville) at some future time.
It's not being used by any railroad at the moment, however, except for work crews maintaining the right-of-way.
The bridge is intact, and my understanding is that it wouldn't take too much work to make it usable again. It's probably in better shape overall than some railroad bridges that are in use. I hope that at some point it can carry rail cars again. For the time being, it's another place to practice my drone skills.
Steel bridges and steel structures in general are interesting to shoot because they play havoc with the drone's compass. You have to remain attentive to the drone's travel. They can easily drift off their paths. That makes steel bridges good practice subjects, but also risky ones.
Bridges in general are also visually interesting in their own right. I plan to shoot this one again in the autumn, and then again in the winter, if I can.