Original bolt, original link, original coupling pl

Original bolt, original link, original coupling plate, used in construction of Thomas Telford's (1757-1834) Menai suspension bridge, 1826. Road bridge linking Anglesey with North Wales opened in 1826. First bridge over the Menai Straits; widened in 1960s. Span of 579 feet (176.5 metres). See also 1975-68

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Category:
Civil Engineering
Object Number:
1929-614
credit:
Ministry of Transport (Roads Dept.)
status:
Permanent collection

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