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BRIDG 8.011.tif
A passenger train on a Brunel viaduct. In the foreground is a man wearing a hat and long coat with a walking stick, standing near a stone wall, and apparently timing the train.

BRIDG 9.002.tif
A construction scene of a Brunel wooden bridge being replaced by stone.

BRIDG 4.002.tif
A model of the Brunel stone and wood viaduct railway train in the Pendon Museum at Long Wittenham, Berkshire.

BRIDG 8.010.tif
Stone viaduct with Brunel piers alongside.

BRIDG 8.009.tif
Penwithers Viaduct. The first viaduct after leaving Truro on the Falmouth branch. This structure was 'filled in' to make an embankment in 1926. Depicts a steam train on the bridge with a cottage in the foreground and four men with a car. (Opie 636)

BRIDG 8.008.tif
Collegewood Viaduct on the Falmouth branch. Last of Brunel's wooden structures to be rebuilt (1934). The work on the new pillars for the replacement has commenced when the picture was taken.

BRIDG 8.007.tif
The Brunel viaduct crossing Victoria Gardens, Truro, one of the longest of about 40 built in Cornwall by I.K. Brunel. This one, over 1200-feet in length and 150-feet high, was replaced by a granite structure in 1904. When the work was proceeding,…

BRIDG 9.001.tif
The Tamar Bridge, built by Cornwall County Council and Plymouth Corporation without government aid, opened in 1962. On the left side is Brunel's railway bridge of 1859.

BRIDG 4.001.tif
A colour photo of the Calstock Viaduct and landing stage on the River Tamar with a few boats.

TRANS 9.005.tif
Penzance Viaduct the lowest built by Brunel being 15ft above High Water. Suffered storm damage many times & was replaced by Granite Embankment in 1920s
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