SO6703 : Severn railway bridge piers

taken 3 years ago, near to Sharpness, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Severn railway bridge piers
Severn railway bridge piers
Abandoned during the difficult demolition of the bridge following its destruction by two tanker barges on 25th October 1960, these concrete filled cast iron piers have been left as a reminder of the magnificent bridge which once crossed the estuary at this point.
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SO6703, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Sharpness 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6761 0356 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.7887N 2:28.2228W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6797 0358
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Severn Railway Bridge  Severn Railway Bridge Disaster  Severn Railway Bridge Remains 

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