NY4055 : Iron bracing, Victoria Viaduct (1)

taken 1 year ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

Iron bracing, Victoria Viaduct (1)
Iron bracing, Victoria Viaduct (1)
Viewed from Viaduct Estate Road, where the wall makes a slight curve. There is a corresponding (shorter) reinforcement on the station side of the viaduct - see NY4055 : Iron bracing, Victoria Viaduct (2) . We suspect the two are connected by metal tie bars - see NY4055 : Decorative iron fixings on viaduct wall bracing . Alternative explanations would be welcome.
Victoria Viaduct was built between 1876-77, to improve road access across the railway lines and into the city centre.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4006 5555 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.4647N 2:56.1605W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4005 5554
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Victoria Viaduct  Viaduct  Reinforced Wall  Wall Bracing  Wall Ties 

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