SU9081 : Brunel's Railway Bridge at Maidenhead

near to Taplow, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Brunel's Railway Bridge at Maidenhead
Brunel's Railway Bridge at Maidenhead
The bridge was designed Isambard Kingdom Brunel, engineer for the Great Western Railway. The railway from London to the West is carried across the River Thames on two brick arches, and the bridge was the widest and flattest in the world. Each span is 128 feet (39 m), with a rise of only 24 feet (7 m). The Thames Path passes under bridge, also known as the Sounding Arch because of its spectacular echo.
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Sunday, 21 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 24 December, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 901 810 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.2445N 0:42.1670W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 902 810
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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