SJ5986 : Mersey bridges

taken 11 years ago, near to Higher Walton, Warrington, Great Britain

Mersey bridges
Mersey bridges
The stone built bridge (Twelve Arches Bridge)carried the Grand Junction Railway from Warrington to Birmingham across the river Mersey and the Runcorn and Latchford Canal.It was opened in 1837. The foreground bridge was built in the 1890s when it was necessary to divert other railway lines through this area when the Manchester Ship Canal was constructed.
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SJ5986, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 January, 2007
Category
Railway bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 598 865 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.4670N 2:36.3242W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 597 866
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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