This bridge is a very narrow and lightweight foot bridge, composed of paired angles throughout. At least some of the steel is British, with a Consett brand found on the top chord. Lightweight foot bridges of this style were on occasion built for crossings where vehicular access was not needed, sometimes in parks, and they sometimes also were used as elevated access walkways in large multi-building factories and such. This particular bridge has a lot of alterations and unusual elements that suggest it was relocated and repurposed here at some time in the past. This bridge has overhead bracing added to it which is not original. For this reason, it is being listed on this website as a pony truss rather than a through truss. The south end of the bridge only has brackets attached to the end post that appear to be cut off at the top. Empty rivet holes can be found on a number of members. These sorts of details all suggest a bridge that is relocated and repurposed.
The length given for this bridge is a rough estimate.
Original / Full Size Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
Mobile Optimized Photos
|A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer|
Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
View Bridge Location In:
© Copyright 2003-2021, HistoricBridges.org. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer: HistoricBridges.org is a volunteer group of private citizens. HistoricBridges.org is NOT a government agency, does not represent or work with any governmental agencies, nor is it in any way associated with any government agency or any non-profit organization. While we strive for accuracy in our factual content, HistoricBridges.org offers no guarantee of accuracy. Information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Information could include technical inaccuracies or errors of omission. Opinions and commentary are the opinions of the respective HistoricBridges.org member who made them and do not necessarily represent the views of anyone else, including any outside photographers whose images may appear on the page in which the commentary appears. HistoricBridges.org does not bear any responsibility for any consequences resulting from the use of this or any other HistoricBridges.org information. Owners and users of bridges have the responsibility of correctly following all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, regardless of any HistoricBridges.org information.