Friday, 12 January 2018

Old Travel Blog Photograph Walking Path St Michael's Bridge Dumfries Scotland


Old travel Blog photograph of the walking path to St Michael's Bridge in Dumfries, Scotland. The river Nith runs through Dumfries and there are several bridges across the river in the town. This bridge carries St Michael's Bridge Road across the River Nith to the South of the suspension bridge. The river here forms the boundary between the parishes of Troqueer, to the West, and Dumfries to the East. St Michael's Bridge was built in 1927 by engineer J B Brodie. A 4 span, reinforced concrete bridge 233 feet long with 3 segmental arches and a smaller semicircular arch over a roadway. Faced with sandstone. There are triangular cutwaters.



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