NY4624 : High in the air!

taken 21 days ago, near to Pooley Bridge, Cumbria, Great Britain

High in the air!
High in the air!
During the three-hour period when the new Pooley Bridge was being moved from the construction site to its destination across the River Eamont, I suspect that the engineers had their fingers crossed. Fortunately, everything went well.

The horizontal tie below the arch is not a permanent feature: it was just there to ensure that the main steelwork did not warp during the lift.
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NY4624, 141 images   (more nearby search)
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David Purchase   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 7 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4697 2448 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.7607N 2:49.3567W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4702 2449
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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