1825 Skerne Bridge, Darlington

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The Skerne Bridge was designed by Ignatius Bonomi and was one of the worlds first railway bridges.
Skerne Bridge 1825, Darlington
It now lies sadly neglected and hard to reach behind an industrial estate, although its still in use by the railway to this day.
Skerne Bridge 1825, Darlington
For most of the 1990s it featured on the back of the £5 note with Locomotion No.1 passing over it at the opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway

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