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SB1331 w.jpg
04-APR-2013

SB1331 w.jpg

Meadowbank Railway Bridge is often known as the John Whitton Bridge in honour of its designer.
Parts for the bridge were manufactured in Derby and shipped out to Australia. It has iron piers and
wrought iron trusses and was completed in 1886. In 1980 Rail traffic transferred to a new, larger
structure immediately adjacent to the west and the original bridge was converted for pedestrian and
cycle use in 2000.

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slhoornstra19-Apr-2013 05:56
Hi David!! Beautiful shot! V
LyleT16-Apr-2013 07:34
Crisp indeed. Great composition for a very bitsy area. V
Brian Samuel05-Apr-2013 19:20
Its holding-up well, maybe it'll still be there in another hundred years.
Stephanie05-Apr-2013 14:03
A beautifully composed image David! Thanks for the interesting info too! :) V
Bill Miller05-Apr-2013 12:59
I do like iron structures. I think it must be the intersecting girders that give a living feel to the design, rather than the monolithic slabs of concrete. Fine shot too, David.
Yvonne05-Apr-2013 10:34
Wonderful pov, a really beautiful image David. v
Michal Leszczynski05-Apr-2013 08:43
This bridge is captured here with a good perspective. Great photo. V.
Margot W05-Apr-2013 04:42
Love the undershot of this bridge against that sky, anchored by those to high-rises.