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  • Tags: Canalside Mill
1939. Replacing the original 1840 bowstring, or trussed frame, bridge over the Rochdale Canal with the metal trough bridge we see today.
1933. The bowstring bridge over the Rochdale Canal; when built in 1840 by the Manchester and Leeds Railway it was one of the first such in the country. It was replaced in 1939 with the metal trough bridge we see today. To the left Canalside Mill…
The steel bow string bridge was designed by George Stephenson and was one of the earliest of its type. He was employed by Manchester & Leeds Railway when the line was built in the late 1830's. The line was opened in October 1840 except for the…
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