J3474 : Weir and cross-harbour bridges, Belfast (65)

near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Ireland

Weir and cross-harbour bridges, Belfast (65)
Weir and cross-harbour bridges, Belfast (65)
The weir taking shape with two of the hydraulic rams, which would control the gates J3474 : The Lagan weir, Belfast (21), conspicuous at bottom left and bottom right. The boat is the “Cave Sand” – one of four grab dredgers involved in the contract.
Building the Lagan weir and cross-harbour bridges, Belfast
A collection of photographs showing the building of the Lagan weir and the cross-harbour road and railway bridges in the early 1990’s. There are also some earlier shots of the pre-impounding River Lagan, of Donegall and Queen’s Quays, the Abercorn Basin and of the immediate area before demolition.
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Saturday, 13 March, 1993   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 344 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0612N 5:55.2267W
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Irish: geotagged! J 344 744
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Belfast  River Lagan  Lagan Weir (Belfast)  Construction Site  Boat  Dredger 

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