SJ3478 : Manufacturers plaque on the historic Hooton railway bridge

taken 10 years ago, near to Hooton, Cheshire, Great Britain

Manufacturers plaque on the historic Hooton railway bridge
Manufacturers plaque on the historic Hooton railway bridge
This plaque was on the east face of the frame, of the western set of steps, of the former historic Hooton station footbridge. The bridge has been demolished.
Hooton station historic footbridge
The cast iron and wooden footbridge at Hooton station first appears on old maps in 1911. Before demolition the bridge carried a cast plaque stating: "Manufactured & Constructed by Francis Morton & Co Ltd - Engineers & Ironfounders Garston (Dock?) Liverpool" see SJ3478 : Manufacturers plaque on the historic Hooton railway bridge. The bridge was demolished at some time between 15th November 2010 and 19th April 2011 after a modern bridge was built equipped with lifts.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3494 7826 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.8369N 2:58.6567W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3494 7826
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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