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Willty

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Iron Bridge
« on: November 19, 2020, 10:39:42 PM »
is the "iron  bridge " still there between the black pad and Milewater Rd.


Spudz

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Re: Iron Bridge
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2020, 10:59:12 AM »

I remember going over the iron bridge when I was a kid in the mid to late 60's.
It was a bit of an adventure for a wee lad seeing the trains go underneath, especially the steam trains.
It's a much longer bridge now but I still enjoy the experience.

Bread Basket

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Re: Iron Bridge
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2020, 12:32:34 PM »
The Iron Bridge is shown within the first 10 seconds or so of the video (silent)

I crossed the bridge going to & from school every day

Enjoy

https://digitalfilmarchive.net/media/dalriada-and-harbour-rail-tours-1892

Spudz

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Re: Iron Bridge
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2020, 09:41:11 PM »
Thanks for sharing that video Bread Basket, it brought back a few memories of the bridge and the whole area.

Willty

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Re: Iron Bridge
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 05:31:36 PM »
Went down to the iron bridge today,brings back memories crossing it to go to work in the Ulster Timber Co.
Not as many train lines as there were then,I recall that when going home a five o'clock my mates persuaded me to crossover the lines instead of using the bridge,I didn't like to as there were quite a few trains about,the next night I used the bridge,the police were waiting for my mates,done for trespass.