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photoblog image Penny at the World's First Iron Bridge Built In 1779

Penny at the World's First Iron Bridge Built In 1779

Penny at the World's First Iron Bridge Built In 1779



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  • Rose
  • United States
  • 1 Apr 2020, 02:18
Oh, this view is maybe even better! It is a work of art!
....peter:): it truly is a work of art Rose... thank you....petersmile
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 1 Apr 2020, 02:48
You have given excellent context to this wonderful bridge, Peter.
....peter:): thank you very much Ray... i have a couple more and there is a video on Friday....petersmile
Jolie vue d'ensemble.
....peter:): c'était un bon point de vue Martine ... Penny au manteau rouge donne de l'ampleur à la taille du pont....peter/pierresmile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 1 Apr 2020, 06:22
It's so impressive, a real historical game changer
....peter:): thanks Chris... i have a video on Friday shoving the way that they poured the cast iron into molds....petersmile
Penny est bien petite à  côté de cette structure métallique superbe. Merci Peter de nous avoir montré ce très beau pont. Bisous à  vous 3
....peter:): c'était un bon point de vue Marie ... Penny donne de l'ampleur à la taille de ce beau pont ... Bisous de nous 3
  • Astrid
  • Nederland
  • 1 Apr 2020, 07:47
That is quite the unique bridge, Peter. It is a great picture and I like that Penny is in there too.
....peter:): thank you Astrid... it's very well built in 1779... and still stands just as proud as on its opening say... Penny gave a good scale to the size of the bridge....petersmile
Since we were there the bridge has had some restoration and has been returned to its original red colour.
....peter:): that is so sad Bill... i liked just as it was....petersmile
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 1 Apr 2020, 08:34
Un autre angle mais le pont est tout aussi joli
JP
....peter:): c'est aussi plus joli quand on s'en rapproche JP!
....peter/pierresmile
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 1 Apr 2020, 09:15
Now that is a very fine shot of the bridge Peter.
....peter:): thank you very much Chad... Penny gave us scale to the size off he bridge....petersmile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 1 Apr 2020, 09:19
I can just imagine how the children and their mothers worked the mines and foundries to produce this lovely bridge.
....peter:): there is no reason to think like that anymore Louis... it was a long time ago... and things have changed since then in the civilized world...
just think about the mothers who built the tanks... airplanes... guns and the ammunition during WW2....petersmile
This is a wonderful piece of art. Waving hello to Penny.
....peter:): Penny wave a good scale to the size of the bridge Care... she waved back at you....petersmile
This is a good viewpoint Peter, Penny being there givs a sense of scale.
....peter:): thank you Brian... everything worked out well in this photo....petersmile
Such a beautiful setting...........it's well worth the visit! smile
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 1 Apr 2020, 22:44
i wouldn't have thought it to be that old
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 2 Apr 2020, 08:08
Good detail shot Peter, sometimes it’s good to get close.
i think I just saw this bridge in a Rick Steves Travel episode.

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