Tag Archive: Architecture

Jul 20

Stone Arch Bridge –  Minnesota

There is only one like it over the entire 2,320 miles of the Mississippi River.  Built in 1883 by a railroad baron, the Stone Arch Bridge is truly unique.  2100 feet long with 23 bricked arches the Stone Arch Bridge has the distinction of being a National Civil Engineering Landmark. It is also one of …

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Oct 21

Big Dam Bridge


The Big Dam Bridge is the longest specifically built pedestrian and bicycle bridge in the world.  It has an incredible 4,226 foot span that sits atop the Murray Lock and Dam on the Arkansas River.  Like all bridges it was design to connect and Big Dam Bridge helps complete the 14 mile long Arkansas River …

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Sep 15

United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel


During a recent trip through Colorado Springs we had the opportunity to tour Colorado’s number one manmade tourist attraction, the Cadet Chapel.  It was truly an honor to see such beautiful architecture on a spectacular campus dedicated to The Lord and enriching the lives of our service men and women.  It is a bit intimidating …

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Oct 08

Kansas City Union Station: All Aboard

Kansas City Skyline

Kansas City Union Station is a wonderful place to visit even if just for the amazing architecture.  It was opened in 1914 and encompasses 850,000 square feet of space.  When it opened it was the second-largest train station in the United States.  The massive expanse of the building is a marvel to walk through and …

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