ST5772 : Pump House and Bridge

taken 3 years ago, near to Clifton, Bristol, Great Britain

Pump House and Bridge
Pump House and Bridge
This swing bridge on Merchants' Road is a vital transport link at the western end of Bristol Harbour - joining the north and south banks across the entrance lock. Unlike virtually all other bridges in the area, it does not seem to have its own accepted name. The nearby Pump House used to power its opening and closing by hydraulic means but, these days, electric pumps and oil pressure control the dockside machinery.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5709 7228 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8723N 2:37.1314W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5695 7226
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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