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 Photo-a-Day      (Sunday, 8th September, 2013) Views: 2,827 
Adam Viaduct
 Adam Viaduct   by Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR)
Listed by English Heritage in 1999, the prestressed concrete bridge carries the railway over the River Douglas.

Comment by Lizzie down under on 8th September 2013 at 01:50
A strong statement.....in concrete.....which Adam was it named after Mick....cheers!!


Comment by Janice on 8th September 2013 at 10:25
If it has been listed then it is obviously of some importance, but I think it is ugly - especially in that battleship grey. Such an austere looking construction. Great shot though Mick.


Comment by ann21 on 8th September 2013 at 10:52
Mick I've been told that they bring Engineering Students from all over to see this viaduct


Comment by Colin Harlow on 8th September 2013 at 10:55
Wallgate to Kirkby line. The bridge seemed to have been made to have a road under it...well done to road planers for making full use of it. The congestion has eased a little from Pottery Rd to Saddle junction.


Comment by Bradshaws Girl on 8th September 2013 at 14:41
Not everything made from concrete is horrible. Quite like this although it took me a while to place it.Should take more notice of our surroundings.


Comment by joe peng on 8th September 2013 at 18:51
nice pic


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 9th September 2013 at 10:02
Have a look at 27th Sept.2008 P-a-D to see a similar view before the new road- Southgate - was built.
Liz; There`s a lot of info on this viaduct on Google but can`t find any info as to why it is named Adam.
Mick; You had a photo of this viaduct posted on 16th July 2011.


Comment by ann21 on 9th September 2013 at 13:03
Mick It's good to see the before and after photos and it would be good to see what it was like before it was built.


Comment by Mick on 9th September 2013 at 16:49
Ann21 it would have just been a field before it was built.


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