This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1831 Scotswood (Chine)|
|Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, United Kingdom (River Tyne)|
|Use:||Vehicular (two-lane, with walkway)|
|Main cables:||Chain (iron)|
|Side spans:||2 x 131f|
|Deck width:||16f 10in roadway, 3ft 3in footway|
- "Chine" is the Geordie spelling/pronounciation of "Chain", according to The New Geordie Dictionary detailing "the dialect spoken on Tyneside".
- Widened (19ft 6in roadway, two 6ft walkways), iron chains replaced with steel cables 1931. Bypassed, 1967. Since demolished.
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