A Daily Photo Blog about Life in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Bundarra Bridge


The five span iron lattice trussed Bundarra Bridge was opened in 1881 and crosses the Gywdir River. It was designed by N.S.W colonial engineer John A McDonald. 130 years later it is still serving the community and is in very good condition.

http://www.bundarra.com/html/photos_7.html
Here is a picture from the 1949 flood.

9 comments:

  1. love the inclusion of the old photo.
    Enjoy your weekend :)

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  2. Wow! Your current photo looks like the bridge would be WAAAAY out of flood reach, but the 1949 pic shows otherwise!! Hope the floods are over for now ... have a great weekend!

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  3. Wow ! There can be be terrible flood ! At least the bridge as proven to be solid !

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  4. There are bridges like that all over NSW. I like them a lot ... have that I'm an a driving holiday thing about them.

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  5. That's very impressive--its age and its beauty.

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  6. Beautiful bridge!
    Amazing that it has been there for that long.
    Have a great week-end!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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