Eden Lacy Viaduct, Great Salkeld, Cumbria

Eden Lacy Viaduct, Great Salkeld, Cumbria
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This rugged landscape required a lot of engineering work in order to be navigable by trains. Viaducts were often built to cross valleys and rivers, and to make the railway as level as possible. This viaduct strides the River Eden just to the south-east of Carlisle.

Location

Cumbria Great Salkeld

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

bridge viaduct river transport Victorian (1837 - 1901)