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The Transporter Bridge Between Runcorn and Widnes

The Transporter Bridge Between Runcorn and Widnes

T2544  The transporter bridge was a famous landmark between Widnes and Runcorn for much of the early part of the Twentieth Century. Built in 1905, it provided a road link between the towns on the banks of the River Mersey. A fixed road bridge eventually replaced it in 1961. There are only a handful transporter bridges still in existence, one of them being close by in Warrington.
Publisher Salford City Council
Contributor
Creator corporatename, Airviews Ltd; ,
Date creation, 1947; ,
Type Photographic prints, Black and White; ,
Format dimension.H, 160mm; dimension.W, 209mm; , ; ,
Identifier 386.47.
Source Salford Local History Library
Language EN
Relation , ; , ; , ; ,
Coverage Location.Creation Site, Runcorn Widness Transporter Bridge (O.S. Ref: 350985, 383530); , ; , ; ,
Rights Manchester Ship Canal Company
File created 4:2:1, 17/5/2004