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1973 Manchester Ship Canal Trafford road bridge. Designed by John Butler & Co, the Trafford Swing Road Bridge was built in 1892 spanning the Manchester Ship Canal and would swing open allowing ocean going cargo ships to travel inland from Liverpool to the Manchester Docks and Pomona Docks. In July 1987 the bridge was listed as a Grade II structure (Historic England List Entry Number: 1386184). The bridge carries the busy A5063 Trafford Road which links the M602 and A56 and is located on the canal up from the Lowry and Media City UK Studios in Salford Manchester England GB UK Europe

1973 Manchester Ship Canal Trafford road bridge. Designed by John Butler & Co, the Trafford Swing Road Bridge was built in 1892 spanning the Manchester Ship Canal and would swing open allowing ocean going cargo ships to travel inland from Liverpool to the Manchester Docks and Pomona Docks.  In July 1987 the bridge was listed as a Grade II structure (Historic England List Entry Number: 1386184). The bridge carries the busy A5063 Trafford Road which links the M602 and A56 and is located on the canal up from the Lowry and Media City UK Studios in Salford Manchester England GB UK Europe Stock Photo
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eye35 stock / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

2EAM15G

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21.1 MB (798 KB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

3300 x 2231 px | 27.9 x 18.9 cm | 11 x 7.4 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

5 February 2021

Location:

Manchester

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

1973 Manchester Ship Canal Trafford road bridge. Designed by John Butler & Co, the Trafford Swing Road Bridge was built in 1892 spanning the Manchester Ship Canal and would swing open allowing ocean going cargo ships to travel inland from Liverpool to the Manchester Docks and Pomona Docks. In July 1987 the bridge was listed as a Grade II structure (Historic England List Entry Number: 1386184). The bridge carries the busy A5063 Trafford Road which links the M602 and A56 and is located on the canal up from the Lowry and Media City UK Studios in Salford Manchester England GB UK Europe

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