SD5808 : Twenty Bridges

taken 14 years ago, near to Red Rock, Wigan, England

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Twenty Bridges
Twenty Bridges
This is the viaduct which carried the Whelley Loop line over the River Douglas. It was known locally as "Twenty Bridges" but in reality there are only nineteen,thirteen brick arches and six steel spans! Built in 1882 the bridge remained in use until 1973.
Follow these links to see photos of a train crossing the bridge
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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · River Douglas [6] · Viaduct which Carried the Whelley Loop Line [3] · Photos of a Train Crossing the Bridge [2] Title Clusters: · Twenty Bridges [4] ·
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SD5808, 33 images   (more nearby 🔍)
David Ashcroft   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 13 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Saturday, 13 February, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 581 087 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.3935N 2:37.9713W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 581 088
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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