This bridge is a high level style deck plate girder bridge that carries a railway line over the valley of the Don River. Built in the 1920s, This bridge is a replacement for a bridge built in the 1880s. As was typical of railways, rail traffic was maintained during construction of this bridge. Reportedly, this was done by building this bridge on temporary supports next to the 1880s bridge and then sliding the bridge over, replacing the old bridge in sections. Presumably this also means that the concrete piers were built under the previous bridge so that when the spans were slid from the temporary location over to the permanent location they moved onto new piers.
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