Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> The Bridge of Athlone [graphic]
The Bridge of Athlone
|Main Creator:||O'Brien, Gearoid, photographer|
The bridge of Athlone, This is the bridge that was build by the Shannon Commissioners in the 1840's. It was completed in1844. The opening on the left of the picture is the nacigation channel. Originally it had a swivel span to permit boats with high superstructures to pass but this was replaced by the fixed span in the early 1960's .
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2 Nov 1993
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 19 ; frame number: 20
Old Athlone Society
Photograph taken at 14:00, 01 Jan 2012.
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Athlone, Co. Westmeath, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
|Contained in:||Our Own Place Photographic Project|
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|OOP_2/20||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.