Stone Arch

Stone Arch

Aerial footage of the Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge built in 1883. This bridge spans 2,100 feet of the Mississippi River and used to be operated by the Great Northern Railway until 1978. Sadly, just down stream of this location is the site of the I-35 bridge collapse that claimed the lives of 13 on August 1, 2011. This film is dedicated to their memory and those who survived.

Filmed with a DJI Phantom Vision 2+, edited and color graded with Sony Vegas. The majority of this film was shot in hands-off autonomous mode, while other portions were with full hands-on piloting controls.

Music by Tony Anderson, “Grace”, courtesy of the Music Bed. is a non-profit and is volunteer run. We rely on your support to keep the servers running. If you value what you read, please consider becoming a member.


  1. Sunday Summary – November 16, 2014 | - November 16, 2014

    […] Stone Arch is a short video around and over the bridge, Light Rail by Jeremy Messersmith (Music Not Much Video) has one picture with music, and the longer (approx.. 30 minutes) The Walking Revolution – 2013 has all the experts from the Surgeon General on down telling us why walking is wonderful. Transportation Emojis: An Objective Analysis reveals 74 transportation-related iPhone emojis offering an “effective, professional way to communicate about complex transportation topics.”  Flood Lore from Yore and More is another bike trip and photo essay (others are here); this one is along the river during its June flood with the added information of historic flood photos, too.  And, of course, Charts of the Day this week: More Vehicle Trends, Minneapolis Tax Levy vs. State LGA Funding, Operating Speeds Across Different Modes over Time, Vehicle Sales vs. Gas Price over Time […]

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