TA1028 : Drypool Bridge crossing the River Hull

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

Drypool Bridge crossing the River Hull
Drypool Bridge crossing the River Hull
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
Monday, 22 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 103 289 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.7258N 0:19.6732W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 103 289
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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