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Britannia Bridge, Gwynedd: the Carnarvon tower under construction

RIBA Ref No RIBA16024
Architect/DesignerStephenson, Robert (1803-1859)
Artist/PhotographerHawkins, George (1819-1852)
CountryUK: Wales
CityBangor
Subject Date1850
Image Date1848
ViewExterior
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceLarge SR. 725.95:624.4(429)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectConstruction sites ; Coastline ; Bridges ; Scaffolding
SOURCE: Edwin Clark. The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges (London, 1850), plates vol., pl. IV 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.
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