The world’s first Iron Bridge — Life Through the Lens

We had a lovely day trip yesterday, in rare hot sunny weather, to the Shropshire town of Ironbridge. Named after the world’s first cast iron bridge the spans the River Severn, the area is famously known as the birth of the Industrial Revolution in the late 1700’s. Nice to see pubs doing brisk business even […]

The world’s first Iron Bridge — Life Through the Lens

The English Bridge — Life Through the Lens

This is the English Bridge spanning the River Severn in Shrewsbury. This 1926 version was a rebuilding and widening of the one that was built in 1774. A bridge is known to have stood here since the 9th century. At 220 miles long the River Severn is the longest river in Great Britain, flowing from […]

The English Bridge — Life Through the Lens