MHG17313 - Caledonian Canal, Swing Bridge (Railway) Over Caledonian Canal, Banavie


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  • BRIDGE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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See also:
NH17NW0038 Road swing bridge
JHooper, 4/3/2002

NN17NW 19 1120 7681

For adjacent (road) swing bridge, see NN17NW 17.

Not to be confused with Fort William, Lochy Railway Bridge (NN17NW 21).

Swing-bridges [NAT]
OS 1:10,000 map, 1975.

(Location cited as NN 112 768). Opened 1901 by the West Highland Extension Rly., engineers Simpson & Wilson. A massive steel truss swing bridge, hand-operated, carrying the WHER over the Caledonian Canal. A wooden signal box protects the bridge, using standard North British Rly. signals.
J R Hume 1977.

Swing bridge (NBR) crosses Caledonian Canal. Opened 1.4.1901 (WHR)

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Grid reference Centred NN 1120 7680 (40m by 39m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN17NW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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