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Bridges

This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bridges prompt.

As the prompt is plural I decided to go with two very different bridges about 20 miles apart in Cheshire, England.

Weekly Prompts: The Bridge

Canal lift bridge in the village of Wrenbury, Cheshire. When a canal boat comes along the bridge is raised using a winch. The bridge was designed by the Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford in the 1790s.

CFFC: Bridges

The Weaver Railway Viaduct in Northwich, Cheshire. Technically this is a viaduct but the two steel sections in the center are bridges over the River Weaver and the Weaver Navigation. Also, one of the stone arches is a road bridge over London Road, Northwich. Edited to give the image a grungy, aged look.

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One Word Sunday

Arch

This is my contribution to the One Word Sunday prompt Arch.

This is the Old Dee Bridge at Chester, Cheshire, England, the oldest bridge in the city.

The Romans built the first bridge at this site. It’s thought this bridge dates back to some time between 1357 and 1367. It’s built of local red sandstone and has seven arches, all of which are different dimensions.

One Word Sunday: Arch

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One Word Sunday

Bridge

A red double-decker bus crossing Westminster Bridge with the Houses of Parliament in the background. This is my contribution to the One Word Sunday prompt Bridge.

Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Red Double-decker
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Weekly Prompts

Weekly Prompts: The Bridge

Having a few different bridges in my photo library I decided to go with a favourite for the Weekly Prompts: The Bridge challenge.

This is a lift bridge on the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal in Wrenbury, Cheshire, England. One of three in the area designed by the Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford in the 1790s.

A side view of the bridge with Wrenbury Mill beyond.

Weekly Prompts: The Bridge

 

A view of the bridge as seen by road users.

Weekly Prompts: The Bridge

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CFFC

Bridges

The new Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is Bridges.

I decided to go with a selection of bridges from various parts of Cheshire, England.

First, a canal lift bridge from Wrenbury in south west Cheshire.

Wrenbury lift bridge over the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal.

Next Bridgegate, a medieval bridge constructed when the Roman city walls of Chester were extended to the south.

Bridgegate, the southern entrance to medieval Chester.

Finally what is technically a railway viaduct although there are two wrought iron bridges in the span to the right in the photo.

Industrial Stone Work.

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Long lasting technology

The new Cosmic Photo Challenge is Technology.

The photo is of a lift bridge in the village of Wrenbury, Cheshire, England.

The lift bridge was designed by Thomas Telford, built in the 1790s and is still in use today. It spans the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal and carries traffic over the canal. When a boat comes along the bridge is lifted to allow the boat through.

Wrenbury Mill behind the bridge is now used by a company who rent canal narrow boats for holidays. Part of the hire fleet is visible on the right of the photo.

Wrenbury lift bridge over the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal.