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'''To Bristol''': [[Winterbourne Goods Yard]]
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'''To Bristol or Wales''': [[Winterbourne Goods Yard]]
 
<br>'''To Yate or London''': [[Winterbourne]]
 
<br>'''To Yate or London''': [[Winterbourne]]
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
 
This bridge is Girder Bridge 296B. It has a span of 31', a skew span of 31' 5" and a headway of 14' 9".
 
This bridge is Girder Bridge 296B. It has a span of 31', a skew span of 31' 5" and a headway of 14' 9".
  
Photos taken in 2003 or July 2005
 
 
== 2003 ==
 
== 2003 ==
 
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Image:Harcombe Hill1.jpg|Looking towards [[Dragon Road]]. The interesting group of buildings on the right is a Travis Perkins building yard, the main building of which is the old Winterbourne goods shed.
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Image:Harcombe Hill1.jpg|Looking towards [[Dragon Road]]. The interesting group of buildings on the right is a [[w:Travis Perkins|Travis Perkins]] building yard, the main building of which is the old Winterbourne goods shed.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill2.jpg|The same view but this time with a [[w:British Rail Class 220|Voyager]] rushing towards Bristol.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill2.jpg|The same view but this time with a [[w:British Rail Class 220|Voyager]] rushing towards Bristol.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill3.jpg|The view down Harcombe Hill towards Hicks Common. The Travis Perkins yard entrance can be seen on the left.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill3.jpg|The view down Harcombe Hill towards Hicks Common. The Travis Perkins yard entrance can be seen on the left.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill4.jpg|A nice detail shot of the girder section of this bridge.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill4.jpg|A nice detail shot of the girder section of this bridge.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill5.jpg|Immediately to the west of the road bridge are the remains of what is described on a map as a coal bunker.
 
Image:Harcombe Hill5.jpg|Immediately to the west of the road bridge are the remains of what is described on a map as a coal bunker.
Image:Harcombe Hill6.jpg|A few photos taken on '''1.7.05''' showing an [[w:InterCity 125|HST]] blasting through Winterbourne.
 
Image:Huckford Viaduct5.jpg|Picking up speed as it crosses Huckford Viaduct.
 
 
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Image:Harcombe Hill6.jpg|A few photos taken on '''1.7.05''' showing an [[w:InterCity 125|HST]] blasting through [[Winterbourne]].
 
Image:Harcombe Hill6.jpg|A few photos taken on '''1.7.05''' showing an [[w:InterCity 125|HST]] blasting through [[Winterbourne]].
Image:Harcombe Hill7.jpg|Picking up speed as it crosses [[Huckford Viaduct]].  
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Image:Huckford Viaduct5.jpg|Picking up speed as it crosses [[Huckford Viaduct]].  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:18, 21 November 2007

<googlemap lat="51.519532" lon="-2.498531"> 51.517396, -2.499132, Harcombe Hill </googlemap>

To Bristol or Wales: Winterbourne Goods Yard
To Yate or London: Winterbourne

History

This bridge is Girder Bridge 296B. It has a span of 31', a skew span of 31' 5" and a headway of 14' 9".

2003

1.7.05