ST1267 : Retractable Bridge - Barry Docks

taken 12 years ago, near to Barry Island, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Retractable Bridge - Barry Docks
Retractable Bridge - Barry Docks
This rare example of a retractable bridge built by the Darlington Carriage and Wagon Works in the 1880's has been permanently pulled aside and lies rotting on the quay. It is one of over 1,450 movable bridges that I have recorded for my historical website LinkExternal link.

There were at one time two of these bridges in Barry Docks, plus a swing bridge and a submersible bridge.
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ST1267, 129 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 October, 2008
Category
Bridge (retractable)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 122 671 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.7670N 3:15.8043W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 123 671
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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