'The Arches' Railway Viaduct
Spon End, Coventry
Originally built in 1848-49, with 28 stone arches, each 48 foot span, a quarter of a mile long. 23 of the 28 arches collapsed in January 1857. After the accident the viaduct was restored without delay, but not fully reopened until 1860.
RAILWAY BRIDGE (Victorian - 1848 AD to 1860 AD)
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