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Historical Brunel's GWR Chepstow Bridge

By aranashe
Young photographer, one of a dozen on British Rail Western Region, I got the worst jobs ? Demolition of Brunel's Chepstow Bridge. A model for Saltash Bridge still standing. Chepstow replaced by a design from Lord snowdon. 1963

Tags: Transport Bridges

Voters: mrswoolybill, woolybill1, RLF and 29 more

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kaybee 16 7.4k 26 Scotland
27 Sep 2020 8:09AM
Every Health & Safety Officer is now having the screaming abdabs ................ as is anyone with acrophobia.
RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2020 8:10AM
Yikes!
What nerves
I'd like to see the shots he took
Rob
capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2020 9:14AM
Amazing....should be a great poster.Smile
ivor
A great image and a superb record of social/industrial history.

Mike
PCarman 8 2
27 Sep 2020 7:40PM
I was thinking if it was the tamar bridge ,didn't know he built one simular. my cousins have old pix they took of the new one half built. good old brunel very inspiring growing up next to a railway line
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
27 Sep 2020 11:54PM
OMG, that's crazy. But what a great historical image.

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