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Craigellachie Bridge
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Bridges Era: 1800-1829 DateCreated: 1814 A941 Aberlour State: Moray Zip: AB38 Country: UK Website: http://www.asce.org/Project/Craigellachie-Bridge/ Creator: Telford, Thomas

This elegant cast iron arch bridge designed by Scotland's famous Thomas Telford was built from 1812 to 1814.  It is the earliest surviving example of a portable lattice-braced standard type that Telford developed for use at wide and deep water crossing sites unsuitable for masonry spans.  At least 10 of these bridge types were erected throughout Britain between 1814 and 1829.

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2007
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Graham Robertson (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: Craigellachie Bridge Era_date_from: 1814
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Craigellachie Bridge

This elegant cast iron arch bridge designed by Scotland's famous Thomas Telford was built from 1812 to 1814.  It is the earliest surviving example of a portable lattice-braced standard type that Telford developed for use at wide and deep water crossing sites unsuitable for masonry spans.  …

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