NZ1962 : Aqueduct from Old Derwent Bridge

taken 2 years ago, near to Whickham, Gateshead, Great Britain

Aqueduct from Old Derwent Bridge
Aqueduct from Old Derwent Bridge
"On the east side [of Old Swalwell Bridge] is an aqueduct in stone and with lattice girders carrying a cast iron/steel water pipe fed from Benwell reservoir carrying water to a pumping station in Gateshead which supplies that town. This somewhat spoils the appearance of the bridge when viewed from upstream to the west but sand blasting and re-painting in 2015 have improved the appearance."
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The 30" water main of the pipe bridge was laid in 1897 by the Newcastle & Gateshead Water Company.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Water Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1984 6233 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.3133N 1:41.5039W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 19849 62366
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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