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Dec 13, 2014

Lad who saved Barmouth Bridge

Directors of the Cambrian Railways company gave a lad called Owens a reward in 1893 for raising the alarm when Barmouth Bridge caught fire. The viaduct ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

across the Mawddach estuary is a long timber trestle. It closed for most of the 1980s for repairs after a type of marine worm had attacked the wood. For more on the history of this remarkable structure, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the Wales Coast Path on the viaduct. Or click here