TA1028 : Drypool Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

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Drypool Bridge
Drypool Bridge
A Scherzer rolling lift bridge a type of Bascule bridge
Replaced an earlier swing bridge, also known as Drypool bridge or Salthouse Lane bridge, sanctioned 1885, with construction beginning 1887, and opening 1889, at a cost of 18,550, with the main ironwork assembled by J. Butler and Co., of Stanningley, Leeds; the river walls and approaches by T.B Mather of Hull. The bridge was hydraulically powered from a supply provided by the Hull Hydraulic Power Company.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Monday, 5 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1033 2895 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.7155N 0:19.7100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1031 2885
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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