John Speller's Web Pages Bath City

John Speller's Web Pages - GWR Broad Gauge

Bath City
The Great Western Railway running next to the River Avon at Bath. Bourne lithograph 1846. To enlarge right click and select "view image"
Track maintenance at Sydney Gardens, Bath. Bourne lithograph 1846. 265 years later this location is practically unchanged, as this video of "Nunney Castle" in 2011 shows.
Sydney Gardens in Bath -- always a great place to watch the trains!
I. K. Brunel's skew bridge over the Avon in Bath. Most engineers (even today) are incapable of designing skew bridges. Witness the Newbury to Taunton line, and the bridge over the River Des Pères on McCausland Ave. here in St. Louis
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