SJ6399 : A Bascule Bridge

near to Lowton Common, Wigan, Great Britain

A Bascule Bridge
A Bascule Bridge
Plank Lane Bridge crosses the Leigh branch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. A bascule bridge is a type of drawbridge in which one or two counterweighted deck members pivot upwards to allow shipping to pass underneath.
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Monday, 12 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 12 September, 2005
Canal Bridge   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6302 9970 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.5619N 2:33.5312W
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