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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 1st October, 2014)

Britannia Bridge

Britannia Bridge
Leeds Liverpool Canal, Ince.

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
Views: 4,034

Comment by: Mick on 1st October 2014 at 04:15

Theres a date stone under the bridge saying 1816 this is because it was the last section of the canal to be built and in doing so the Leeds section and the Liverpool section joined up in Wigan

Comment by: Neil Cain on 1st October 2014 at 08:22

Tom if you wander a bit further down the canal towards Wigan, pass under the L and Y line and reach the Westcoast Mainline bridge you can see the original 2 track bridge from the 1830s built into the current railway bridge.

Comment by: irene roberts on 1st October 2014 at 18:50

A lovely photo, Tom. My "babies' class" teacher, as we used to say before it was Reception, from Ince Central, later taught at Britannia Bridge School, and one of her little infants, when asked what school she went to, said "Pretend You're a Bridge School"! She really thought that was what it was called!

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 5th October 2014 at 16:15

What a terrible ugly build. Yuk.

Comment by: Jo on 9th October 2014 at 17:50

Superb photo Tom, really liked this one thank you

Comment by: Phil on 10th October 2014 at 18:28

I also liked this one, cheers Tom

Comment by: Brea on 11th October 2014 at 15:51

Great photo Tom

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