SCRCA Secondary Reference: Review of Anderson & Fox (1986) for 299090

Submitted by keith.nunns / Mon, 05/10/2015 - 17:15
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Plate 206 is of Dry Beck Viaduct, Armathwaite  in 1919 - Bridge 326 - 299 miles 5 chains. This view shows maintenance in progress to the 139 yard long viaduct of seven 44ft 4ins spans constructed with stone abiutments, wings, piers and parapets.  In this view, repairs are being carried out to the brick arch rings, and the use of timber scaffolding and platforms should be compared with modern methods.  Note the timber chute used to transfer material to the base of the 80ft high structure.  Careful investigation will reveal the Midland Railway boundary markers, one being to the left of the second pier, and another to the left of the fourth pier, numbering from the left.