The Grosvenor Bridge, Chester 1869
A beautiful view of Chester's Grosvenor Bridge which
Illustrated News on October 9th 1869.
The bridge had been opened 36 years earlier by the 13 year old Princess Victoria and at the time was the largest single-span arch anywhere in the world. It had to be built as high as it was to allow the masts of sailing ships to pass beneath.
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