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PorthKerry Viaducy - one of the arches

Posted by
Philip (South Wales, United Kingdom) on 12 April 2011 in Documentary & Street.

A thing of beauty but apparently when built was not up to standard.

it was constructed of stone with thirteen 50 feet and three 45 feet arches, reaching a maximum height of 110 feet. Work on the viaduct was troubled by subsidence in 1896 causing the temporary closure and the construction of a loop line. The viaduct finally opened to traffic in 1900.

NIKON D90 1/250 second F/11.0 ISO 200 10 mm

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Impressive angle

12 Apr 2011 8:26am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great angle !

12 Apr 2011 10:18am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

So far, this is my favourite of the series. Fine job.

12 Apr 2011 4:09pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, Wales., United Kingdom

The underside of this arch seems to be reflective ?..Lovely shot,but the neck must be aching a tad.

12 Apr 2011 6:16pm

@Jeff: Yes. Bit bizare. Had to obviously increase the brightness to show the detail. The underside of the arch brickwork has some sediment covering which goes yellow under this process!

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

fabulous perspective Phil!

12 Apr 2011 7:38pm

1/250 second
ISO 200
10 mm