SJ8398 : Bridges over the Irwell

taken 6 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Bridges over the Irwell
Bridges over the Irwell
On the left is Cathedral Approach SJ8398 : Cathedral Approach which formerly carried the railway into Manchester Exchange Station but now leads only to the NCP car park. On the right is Chapel Street bridge carrying the A6041. Behind it is the railway bridge leading out of Victoria Station.
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Railways 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8381 9880 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1398N 2:14.7271W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8382 9876
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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NCP Car Park  Car Park  Former Railway Bridge  Bridge  Railway Bridge  Reflections 

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