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Railway Viaduct over The Wear


 

The Victoria Bridge

A Short History by Keith Cockerill

Written for the Fatfield Monthly, January 2013 edition.

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[ This article appears here by kind permission of photographer & author Keith Cockerill. ]

 

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Victoria Viaduct


The view upstream from the Washington Staithes side.

How It Was Built


An illustration of how each arch was temporarily supported by a wooden framework.