SJ8397 : Viaducts, Castle Street, Manchester (2)

taken 7 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Viaducts, Castle Street, Manchester (2)
Viaducts, Castle Street, Manchester (2)
There is a very complex and dramatic panoply of crossings in this area. Immediately in front of the camera is a railway bridge over the Giants' Basin. Then comes the now-disused railway viaduct, formerly serving Central Station, of c1898 and c1877 with tremendous castellated steel piers. Immediately behind it is another viaduct, now used by trains and trams.
Finally, crossing the Bridgewater Canal, is a skewed railway bridge with castellated brick piers.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8301 9762 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.5019N 2:15.4466W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8303 9769
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Victorian Architecture  Bridge 

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