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Brunel Swivel Bridge Project Photos April 2019

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Investigative Work in 2019

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2019 investigative work is on the rotation of the bridge

Details of work

Details of progress in 2013

Details of progress in 2014

Details of progress in 2015

Details of progress in 2016

Details of progress in 2017

Details of progress in 2018

Details of progress in 2019

April 2019

Investigating the wheels Rotor Wheels photos
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Julian jacking up the bridge a few centimeters .....quite hard work!
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Bob and David winching the old wheel out of the way ready for lowering the bridge
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Julian, Geoff and David burrowed under the lowest part of the Bridge and fitted parts of the new bronze collar to hold the Bridge central, which requred them also to jack up the bridge
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Julian adusting the new bronze collar
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John clearing the weeds
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Bob showing David Greenfield, Andrew Smith and Richard Harris his drawings. The Plimsoll bridge has just swung for their benefit
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Maggie and Julia Elton join in the conversation