TL1998 : Peterborough's bridges [3]

taken 4 years ago, near to Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Great Britain

Peterborough's bridges [3]
Peterborough's bridges [3]
In this image, it seems that there is one bridge carrying the railway (East Coast Main Line) over the River Nene. There are actually two bridges side by side. The nearer one was erected in 1850 and is believed to be the last cast iron bridge on a major high speed route. See TL1998 : Peterborough's bridges [5]. The bridge is listed, grade II*, with details at: LinkExternal link The steel girder bridge in the background was erected in 1924. See TL1998 : Peterborough's bridges [6].
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Railways  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1903 9814 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.0844N 0:14.7145W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1906 9816
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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