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Old and New

By Bigdenbo
Hi this was taken at night with my camera resting on my wifes handbag, its an old bridge against a new bridge currently being built over the Thames.

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Jestertheclown 14 8.7k 255 England
2 Feb 2014 7:32PM

Quote:Bridge or not??

. . . or not, actually.

Those columns once supported a railway bridge, built about eighty years ago, which became insufficiently strong to deal with modern day train traffic and was subsequently dismantled in (I believe) 1985.
The current bridge, next to it took, its place
Blackfriars Station, on the south side of the Thames has been extended out onto the bridge and a part of it now stands upon some of the old supports.
Bigdenbo Plus
13 189 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 9:35PM
Many thanks great to hear about the history of the bridge.

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