Britannia Bridge, Gwynedd

RIBApix ref no RIBA16026
Architect/DesignerStephenson, Robert (1803-1859)
CountryUK: Wales
CityBangor
Subject Date1850
Image Date1849
ViewExterior
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceLarge SR. 725.95:624.4(429)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Edwin Clark. The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges (London, 1850), plates vol., pl. VII NOTES: This tubular bridge of wrought iron rectangular box-section carrying rail traffic spanned the Menai Strait between the Island of Anglesey and the mainland Wales at Bangor. Damaged by fire in 1970, it was rebuilt as a two-tier steel truss arch bridge, carrying both road and rail traffic.

Subject tags

stone, bridges, iron, trains