Halton 2 – Widnes-Runcorn Railway Bridge — writing and photography

Walking from Pickerings Pasture towards Widnes you approach three bridges, the first of which is the Britannia Bridge, pictured below. According to Wikipedia, ‘Until 1868, when Runcorn Railway Bridge was opened, the only means of crossing the Mersey at or near Runcorn Gap were by fording or by ferry, with the lowest crossing of the river being the road […]

Halton 2 – Widnes-Runcorn Railway Bridge — writing and photography

This is part 2 on the series on the bridges of Halton, England.

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Halton, Cheshire – 1 Pickerings Pasture — writing and photography

Halton is an artificial coupling, created in 1974, of two English County Boroughs – Widnes and Runcorn. These two towns, linked by three bridges, are on opposite banks of the River Mersey between Liverpool and Warrington. The next few pages will show some views from both towns, but mainly from the Widnes side of the […]

Halton, Cheshire – 1 Pickerings Pasture — writing and photography

This weekend, we will have a look at the three bridges in the town of Halton, which is located between the English Boroughs of Widnes and Runcorn. Two guest writers have written a series of detailed stories on the three bridges and their histories for you to take a look at.

We’ll start with part one, which you can click on in the link above.

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Happy Bridgehunting, folks! 🙂

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