SD7807 : River Irwell, Radcliffe Viaduct

taken 6 years ago, near to Radcliffe, Bury, Great Britain

River Irwell, Radcliffe Viaduct
River Irwell, Radcliffe Viaduct
Originally constructed to carry the East Lancashire railway to Bury, the viaduct and a series of bridges now carries the Metrolink tramway over the River Irwell and around the eastern side of Radcliffe.
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
River (from Tags)
Irwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7892 0709 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.6001N 2:19.1823W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7865 0707
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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River  Nineteenth Century  19th Century  Victorian  Railway Viaduct  Tramway  Manchester Metrolink  Bombardier Tram  Metrolink 

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