Forth and Clyde canal bridge and Columbian Stove Works, Bonnybridge

Maker
1. Bonnybridge Photographic Society
2. Unknown
Production date
Circa 1900
Description
View of a typical Forth and Clyde Canal bascule bridge, showing part of the mechanism for raising the bascule bridge. Across the canal is Smith and Wellstood's Columbian Stove Works. There are two gas street lamps in the middleground.
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Department
Production date
Circa 1900
Subject person
Subject notes
This bridge was opened in 1900. Prior to that the only way to cross the canal was by a pend under the canal. It was replaced by a swing bridge in 1936. GR NS 824 800.
Accession number
P00093

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