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A feat of engineering...and sadly demolished



Featured in the film ‘Arabesque’

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Ooh ... I would have loved to see and experience that!  What a lost treasure! :O

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What did they do with all the scrap steel? :unsure:

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Good question.I have no idea.And none of the articles online about it mention it either.

I did find this

https://museum.wales/articles/2007-04-23/Heroic-rescue-for-man-dangling-from-girder-50-meters-high/


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Hurrah for brave Mr Dally!

(And Sophia Loren and Gregory Peck too.) :)

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'Tis glorious...do you know why they tore it down, SFA? Was it getting rickety and too difficult to repair?

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Train services had been axed and yes-it was deemed to be too expensive to keep as an historical monument.Repairs were needed as maintenance was not continued after train services ended.

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