Britannia Bridge, Gwynedd, under construction
|Architect/Designer||Stephenson, Robert (1803-1859)|
|Artist/Photographer||Hawkins, George (1819-1852)|
|Library Reference||Large SR. 725.95:624.4(429)|
|Subject||Construction sites ; Coastline ; Scaffolding ; Bridges|
SOURCE: Edwin Clark. The Britannia and Conway tubular bridges (London, 1850), plates vol., pl. II 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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