NZ2563 : The Swing Bridge

taken 14 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

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The Swing Bridge
The Swing Bridge
See also NZ2563 : The Swing Bridge (photographed by Bill Henderson) and NZ2563 : Swing Bridge (photographed by Peter McDermot).

The bridge is Grade II* listed LinkExternal link . Part of the text of the listing is incorrect. The mechanism is not electrically powered - hydraulic accumulators are now filled by electric pumps, but the bridge is still turned by the original hydraulic engines. See also NZ2563 : The Swing Bridge - pump room.
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NZ2563, 1896 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 October, 2008
Category
Swing bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 252 637 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.0375N 1:36.4564W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 251 637
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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