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Vicars Bridge: The demolition continues with stunning pictures of heavy duty cranes

Posted on - 17th March, 2013 - 4:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Photos, Preston News
View of the cranes working to remove Vicars Bridge

View of the cranes working to remove Vicars Bridge

One of Preston’s Victorian railway bridges is being demolished and Bernie Blackburn caught these photos of the Network Rail works in action.

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During a walk on Saturday afternoon the Preston snapper got these stunning shots of the serious machinery employed to take out the Vicars Bridge.

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Closer view of workmen assessing the Vicars Bridge situation

Closer view of workmen assessing the Vicars Bridge situation

It’s been standing since Victorian times but its finally going to see the scrap heap, its been there since 1848. The wobbly bailey bridge built by the Royal Engineers in the 1950s is due to stay.

You can see the full set of pictures on Flickr.

Have you seen the works ongoing to remove Vicars Bridge? How do you feel about it? Let us know in the comments below

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