Rainhill Bridge,Crossing the Railway at an angle of 34 degrees, Span of the skew face 54 feet._ Width of the Railway underneath 30 feet.
Lithograph, 140 x 170mm. 5½ x 6¾".
The bridge in Rainhill, Merseyside, designed by George Stephenson and constructed from sandstone in 1830. The bridge is known as the 'skew' bridge because it was the first to cross a railway at an angle.
[Ref: 8872] £70.00