MHG17313 - Caledonian Canal, Swing Bridge (Railway) Over Caledonian Canal, Banavie
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Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
NH17NW0038 Road swing bridge
NN17NW 19 1120 7681
For adjacent (road) swing bridge, see NN17NW 17.
Not to be confused with Fort William, Lochy Railway Bridge (NN17NW 21).
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)
|Grid reference||Centred NN 1120 7680 (40m by 39m)|
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External Links (4)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=02_51 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB7079 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM6491 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/103543 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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