ST5672 : Ashton Avenue Bridge [2]

taken 9 months ago, near to Clifton, Bristol, Great Britain

Ashton Avenue Bridge [2]
Ashton Avenue Bridge [2]
Built in 1906 as a combined road and railway swing bridge. It is 170 metres long and weighs some 1,500 tons. Last swung in 1936 it became fixed in 1951 when it was welded closed. The road deck was removed in 1965 and the bridge was used by freight trains until 1985. Recently refurbished to be part of a guided busway system. The bridge is listed, grade II, with details at: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways  Flat landscapes 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5687 7207 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.7580N 2:37.3198W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5699 7208
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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