WPW009530 WALES (1923). View of the Menai Straits showing Menai Supension Bridge and the Britannia Bridge. Oblique aerial photograph, 5"x4" BW glass plate.

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Pennawd [WPW009530] View of the Menai Straits showing Menai Supension Bridge and the Britannia Bridge. Oblique aerial photograph, 5"x4" BW glass plate.
Cyfeirnod WPW009530
Dyddiad 1923
Dolen Coflein Archive Item 6422696
Enw lle
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad WALES
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 255670, 371400
Hydred / Lledred -4.1619800253729, 53.219736811669
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol SH557714

Pinnau

The Britannia Tubular Bridge. This bridge was built 1845-1850 by Robert Stephenson assisted by William Fairburn and others. It was one of the greatest engineering works of the 19th Century. Regretably it was severely damaged by fire in May 1970, and was rebuilt as a double-deck rail/road bridge.

John W
Monday 22nd of August 2016 06:45:32 PM