Swing and High Level Bridges Newcastle

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    Swing Bridge 1868-76 by Armstrong & Co. The bridge is suspended centrally on rollers and driven by pumps. It swings open to allow taller vessels passage upstream. High Level Bridge by Robert Stephenson 1845-9 (with TE Harrison). A combined road and rail bridge recently restored to its former glory. Facts from Grace McCombie's 2009 Pevsner Guide to Newcastle and Gateshead published by Yale University Press.
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/23351536@N07/4863599281/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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