Dumaresq Creek Bridge, Armidale, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 30° 30.687 E 151° 39.624
56J E 371460 N 6623776
Quick Description: An old wooden swing bridge
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 1/1/2020 9:32:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM11X1T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
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Long Description:
The first bridge over the creek was built in 1930 and swept away in 1932. After being rebuilt it was swept away again in 1933.The present new bridge was completed in October 1933. The strong ropes used to support the footway were formerly used in the Hillgrove mines. In Jan 1950 there was concern the bridge would collapse. In May Council reformed and renewed the timber at a cost of $14,000.
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    geono. visited Dumaresq Creek Bridge, Armidale, NSW, Australia 3/25/2020 geono. visited it