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    You were looking over my shoulder. How on earth, Mark??? Come on, tell. I honestly thought it would make an interesting hunt.
    Ivy

    "To thine own self be true.......
    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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      Googled Maritime Museum Flying Boats and looked at the images! It came up on the first page.

      What a beautifully laid out museum though - looks fascinating.
      Cheers,

      Mark.

      www.pologlover.co.uk

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        Well done, and over to you, Mark.
        Ivy

        "To thine own self be true.......
        Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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          Incidentally I apologise for 'Googled'. As one of my (more literate) colleagues pointed out, there ain't no noun that can't be verbed.

          OK - a quick one then - from the Westinghouse Brake & Signal archive. I don't want this to be a train-spotting competition, so I'll tell you that the loco says 'British Railways' on the tender.

          Cheers,

          Mark.

          www.pologlover.co.uk

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            Do you realise that 11 million bricks were needed to build the Ouse Valley viaduct on the London-Brighton line in 1841 and they travelled up the Ouse from Holland?
            Ivy

            "To thine own self be true.......
            Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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              Is/was this used by passenger trains or only industrial puffers? Does it still exist?
              Ivy

              "To thine own self be true.......
              Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                Fascinating brick-y fact Ivy - that's a lot of bricks.

                Yup - our bridge was used by passenger trains too. Still exists.
                Cheers,

                Mark.

                www.pologlover.co.uk

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                  I thought it might be the Stambermill viaduct in Stourbridge, but that's not so high. But is it in the Midlands area?
                  Also, is it still used, and if so, by passenger/goods/both?
                  Ivy

                  "To thine own self be true.......
                  Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                    Further north than the Midlands. Still standing, still in use - but not as a railway bridge - so good question. Quite a structure isn't it?
                    Cheers,

                    Mark.

                    www.pologlover.co.uk

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                      Originally posted by PoloUK View Post
                      Quite a structure isn't it?
                      Yes, but so are all the others.
                      Ivy

                      "To thine own self be true.......
                      Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                        Whitby viaduct upon river Esk?

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                          Good guess Yves - you're only about 120km out - which in the scale of these things is pretty good. You are definitely on the right side of the country (and indeed the right hand side of the country!)
                          Cheers,

                          Mark.

                          www.pologlover.co.uk

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                            Originally posted by PoloUK View Post
                            You are definitely on the right side of the country (and indeed the right hand side of the country!)
                            So can we take it that the viaduct is in England?
                            Ivy

                            "To thine own self be true.......
                            Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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                              The viaduct over the River Lowther at, just south of Penrith ?
                              best regards Thijs

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                                England. East side. Keep north. Interestingly I believe that the valley it crosses is dry - i.e. no river in the bottom of it. Thijs marginally closer than Yves with their suggestions, but not much in it.
                                Cheers,

                                Mark.

                                www.pologlover.co.uk

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