SE1416 : Turnbridge (Locomotive Bridge), Huddersfield

near to Huddersfield, Kirklees, Great Britain

Turnbridge (Locomotive Bridge), Huddersfield
Turnbridge (Locomotive Bridge), Huddersfield
This unusual vertical lift bridge dates from 1865 when it replaced an earlier swing bridge. A combination of wheels, chains and counter-weights were used to lift the deck of the bridge out of the way of passing barges. It is now electrically powered.
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