A DOCUMENTARY FILM

THE STORY OF RALPH MODJESKI

San Francisco, CA

September 2013 -Bay Bridge West Span - main suspension cable connecting to center anchorage

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erika myszynski, basia myszynski, leonard myszynski, wolf wintemute, quinton brudos sommers, bridging urban america, ralph modjeski

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge original East Span - Crew on deck of cantilever bridge no longer in existence

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge original East Span contrasted with new Self-Anchored Suspension Span and bridge expansion joint on West Span

erika myszynski

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span - Co-producer Erika Myszynski with crew on media run prior to opening of new SAS; Interview with Piotr Moncarz, Stanford University Professor - John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span - Skyway

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge East Span - Skyway crew with police and Caltrans escort and original East Span structure with view on sailboat

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span Bike Pathway and Director of Photography in helicopter filming aerials over the West Span

wolf wintemute, quinton brudos sommers, leonard myszynski

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span - Second Unit Wolf and Quinton with Cinematographer Leonard on bike path and up-close and personal on deck

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span - Coca Cola commerce

San Francisco, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge - DP Leonard and Quinton prepping for aerials;

Leonard, Quinton, Pilot and Basia heading for helicopter - Hayward Airport

Oakland, CA

September 2013 - Bay Bridge new East Span - Pre-Opening Media frenzy with highway patrol news briefs

San Francisco, CA

September 2013 - Sneak Peek on the Bay

New Orleans, LA

June 2013 - French Quarter by night

New Orleans, LA

June 2013 - Crew by Huey P. Long Bridge prior to boarding boat for filming on Mississippi River

 

New Orleans, LA

June 2013 - the dazzling Huey P. Long by night

basia myszynski

New Orleans, LA

June 2013 - Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri LeBas on camera during celebration of Huey P. Long widening and rededication of bridge - Opening Ceremonies - Interviewed by Filmmakers Basia + Leonard

New Orleans, LA

June 2013 - Huey P. Long Bridge capping trees - Natural form vs Man-Made form

San Francisco, CA

September 2013 - Assistant Quinton reflecting

Philadelphia, PA

September 2013 - Commemorative Modjeski plaque at entrance of Ben Franklin Bridge

Mechanicsburg, PA

September 2013 - Thomas Murphy, VP + Chief Technical Officer of Modjeski and Masters displays original Ben Franklin Bridge blueprints from M&M archives

Palmyra, NJ

September 2013 - Transport crossing Tacony Palmyra Bridge

Palmyra, NJ

September 2013 - Liz Verna of the Burlington County Bridge Commission accessing Tacony Palmyra on rainy production day with Director Basia and Engineer Mike McAtee

Palmyra, NJ

September 2013 - Quinton hastily cleaning raindrops off camera lens prior to opening of bascule leaves of Tacony Palmyra - steel arch in background

Philadelphia, PA

September 2013 - DP filming lobby of Ben Franklin Bridge anchorage containing decorative tiles displaying American transportation history - closed off to public

Washington, DC

January 2014 - Exterior of Smithsonian by National Mall

Washington, DC

January 2014 - Modjeski descendant David Pattison researching with production team in Reading Room of National Museum of American History - Exploring family history and connections

Harrisburg, PA

September 2013 - Drawing tools belonging to Frank Masters, Ralph Modjeski's key partner and trusted friend

Poughkeepsie, NY

September 2013 - Chief Engineer Bill Moreau of the NYSBA relates intimate stories about Ralph Modjeski and Mid-Hudson Suspension Bridge construction

Poughkeepsie, NY

September 2013 - A Gothic perspective in the Mid-Hudson architectural design

Poughkeepsie, NY

September 2013 - 135' above the Hudson River Engineer Moreau divulges secrets to Basia + Leonard about the Mid-Hudson Bridge  - In the background stands the Poughkeepsie Bridge known as the Walkway-Over-the-Hudson - world's longest linear park - today a pedestrian bridge - great example of reuse and adaptability

guy felio

Quebec, Canada

August 2014 - Interview with engineering consultant, educator and author Guy Felio - Le Chateau Frontenac - Speaking on the first Quebec Bridge collapse and Modjeski's connection to largest cantilever bridge in the world currently standing

Quebec, Canada

 

August 2014 - Memorial with names of victims from the first Quebec Bridge collapse - on wall of St. Romuald Church in Levis

Quebec, Canada

August 2014 - Quebec Bridge structure with maintenance crew worker

Portland, OR

November 2014 - Broadway Bridge with new streetcars

charles riley

Klamath Falls, OR

November 2014 - Assistant Professor Charles Riley talks about bridge construction and the Broadway Bridge - Library, Oregon Institute of Technology

Portland, OR

November 2014 - Drone operator preps with DP Leonard prior to take off over Broadway Bridge

Portland, OR

November 2014 - Broadway Bridge by night

Portland, OR

November 2014 - Production team flies drone over Rall-type bascule bridge spanning the Willamette River

wolf wintemute, leonard myszynski, quinton brudos sommers

Philadelphia,, PA

September 2013 - Wolf, Leonard and Quinton celebrate production with Rocky  outside Philadelphia Art Museum

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