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Albert Edward Bridge

Albert Edward Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 11, 2018

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Location
Coalbrookdale: West Midlands, England: United Kingdom
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1864 By Builder/Contractor: Coalbrookdale Company of Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England and Brassey and Field and Engineer/Design: John Fowler
Rehabilitation Date
1933
Main Span Length
200.0 Feet (61 Meters)
Structure Length
200.0 Feet (61 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This was one of the last large railway bridges built from cast iron, and this bridge is a good comparison to the other older cast iron bridges nearby, such as the Iron Bridge.

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Listed At: Grade II

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Railway bridge. 1863 by John Fowler, engineer. Cast-iron; brown brick abutments with chamfered yellow brick angle quoins. Single segmental girder arch with mid-C20 steel parapet. Plates at apex of arch record the date and name of the bridge and the names of its engineer and the contractors responsible, Messrs Brassby and Field; another plate records the fact that the bridge was cast and erected by the Coalbrookdale Company of Ironbridge.

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