Whalley Viaduct.

Lilian Marshall

Blackpool, United Kingdom

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In 1846 the Blackburn and Bolton Railway company were struggling to keep their line open and decided to extend it up to The Ribble Valley . That would open up the area to the industial centres of Lancashire Work began to take the line as far as Clitheroe. In 1850 it was terminated at Chatburn which is beyond Clitheroe .The Whalley Valley Viaduct was built to carry the railway over the River Calder . It is the longest brick brick viaduct in Lancashire 605 m long consisting of 49 arches . It took 3 years to complete at a cost of £40,000 The bricks were made in Whalley with clay taken from Hardle Common The 12th and 13th fell down during construction. An unusual feature is the arch nearest to Whalley Abbey was filled in with a brick screen and decorated with a large gothic arch. Taken on a super day out with Jacquik and Inkedsandra. Lumix DMC-TZ18

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