Rust silver paint Hillman Bridge Old Ellaville Bridge abandoned US90 Bridge Suwannee River State Park Ellaville Florida Americana Collection

Hillman Bridge – Americana Collection

Rust pushes through a coating of silver paint on a crossmember of the Hillman Bridge. The Pratt Truss designed bridge spans the Suwannee River in Ellaville, Florida. Built in 1925-1926 by the RHH Blackwell Company to connect Madison and Suwannee Counties, the 916 foot bridge was abandoned sixty years later. The former US Route 90 bridge is now an artifact in the Suwannee River State Park.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
focal length: 100mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/800th second – ISO 500


Rusted overhead lattice stringers steel upright Hillman Bridge Old Ellaville Bridge abandoned US90 Bridge Suwannee River State Park Ellaville Florida Americana Collection

Hillman Bridge – Americana Collection

Rusted overhead lattice stringers meet at a common point with a steel upright on the Hillman Bridge. The Pratt Truss designed bridge spans the Suwannee River in Ellaville, Florida. Built in 1925-1926 by the RHH Blackwell Company to connect Madison and Suwannee Counties, the 916 foot bridge was abandoned sixty years later. The former US Route 90 bridge is now an artifact in the Suwannee River State Park.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
effective focal length: 175mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/1250th second – ISO 500


Rusted riveted lattice connections Hillman Bridge Old Ellaville Bridge abandoned US90 Bridge Suwannee River State Park Ellaville Florida Americana Collection

Hillman Bridge – Americana Collection

Rusted riveted lattice connections tie the top steel to the angled uprights of the Pratt Truss designed Hillman Bridge over the Suwannee River in Ellaville, Florida. Built in 1925-1926 by the RHH Blackwell Company to connect Madison and Suwannee Counties, the 916 foot bridge was abandoned sixty years later. The former US Route 90 bridge is now an artifact in the Suwannee River State Park.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED with Nikon AF-S TC14E III
effective focal length: 210mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/320th second – ISO 500