ST3186 : Newport Transporter Bridge

taken 17 years ago, near to Maes-Glas, Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Newport Transporter Bridge
Newport Transporter Bridge
Built in 1906 to solve the problem of bridging a navigable river. One of three surviving bridges of its kind in the UK. The others are at Teesside (NZ5021) and Warrington (SJ5987, now disused). Today, it is the longest bridge of its kind in the world, spanning 325m. On special days, the public are allowed to climb up the pylons and cross the river over the span.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 March, 2002   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 June, 2005
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 318 862 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.2372N 2:59.1083W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 317 863
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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