Victoria Bridge, Picton


Victoria Bridge, Picton

Victoria Bridge crosses Stonequarry Creek in Picton, New South Wales, Australia.

Opened on October 7, 1897, Victoria Bridge is a timber trestle bridge employing Allan trusses - it was designed by Percy Allan and built by C.J. Ford of Sydney." [http://www.sydney.ieaust.org.au/heritage/PDFs/Victoriabrg_Picton.pdf Victoria Bridge - Picton] ", " [http://www.sydney.ieaust.org.au/ Institution of Engineers, Australia.] "]

It features the tallest trestles in New South Wales, and is one of the oldest surviving bridges of its type." [http://www.sydney.ieaust.org.au/heritage/PDFs/Victoriabrg_Picton.pdf Victoria Bridge - Picton] ", " [http://www.sydney.ieaust.org.au/ Institution of Engineers, Australia.] "] It is named after Queen Victoria, and is classified by the National Trust. Victoria Bridge is wide enough for a pedestrian walkway and one lane of traffic and is 80m long.

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