Monochrome Monday… Tees Transporter Bridge

Tees Transporter Bridge, September 2017Tees Transporter Bridge, September 2017
Olympus μ[mju:] Zoom 115 – Fuji Neopan 400CN rated at ISO 200

The Tees Transporter Bridge links Middlesbrough on the south bank of the river Tees to Port Clarence on the north and is the longest transporter bridge in the world with a span (between the towers) of 590ft.

Built by Sir William Arrol & Co. of Glasgow between 1910 and 1911 the bridge replaced a ferry service and the travelling ‘gondola’, suspended from the bridge, can carry 200 people or nine cars across the river in just 90 seconds!

Scan by Peak Imaging with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom CC.

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