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Built in two complementary sections forty years apart (1863 and 1903), Kings Bridge in Launceston, Tasmania, is a very elegant and gracefully arched, open girder steel bridge which carries Bridge Road/Trevallyn Road across the Tamar River. Built to carry main road traffic north from Launceston to the town on the coasts of Bass Strait, the bridge is now protected from heavy West Tamar traffic by the newer adjoining Paterson Bridge, which was brought into service in the 1960s. Kings Bridge is now reserved for local traffic only.
Part of the bridge’s appeal is that it is the perfect terminating element to the renowned Cataract Gorge which joins the South Esk River (via Trevallyn Dam) to the Tamar River.

Taken with Pentax k-r on 19 December 2011 at Launceston, Tasmania.
Lens Pentax-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6
ISO 400
26.2mm
0 EV
f/11
1/125 sec.
RAW
Hand held

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Comments

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesover 2 years ago

    Thats a great looking spot Tony, lovely shot

  • Thanks for your generous comment Trudi. Tony:)

    – TonyCrehan

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusover 2 years ago

    Great catch Tony.

  • Thanks for your comment and fave Steven.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 2 years ago

    Love this spot Tony..nice shot mate.

  • Thanks Wazza for your comment and fave. Much appreciated Mate.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Cameron B
    Cameron Bover 2 years ago

    Great capture, Tony :)

  • Thanks Cameron.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Dave Callaway
    Dave Callawayover 2 years ago

    Great capture Tony.. beautiful bridge..those open girders are full of character…. :-))

  • Thanks for the fave and comment Dave. Yes, it is a beauty. I’ve been waiting to get a spare hour in Lonnie for a while now.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52over 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture Tony,and a Merry Xmas to you and your family.

    Cheers Jude

  • Thanks for your fave and comment Jude. The same to you and yours. Tony:)

    – TonyCrehan

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAover 2 years ago

    A fantastic shot a a wonderful structure over a very beautiful spot on the river, Tony!!! Brings back fond memories of staying at the Pennyroyal M Inn, in the 80’s, beside it!

  • Thanks Phil. Yes it is a lovely spot and the Pennyroyal is still right there although showing its age just a little.

    – TonyCrehan

  • VoluntaryRanger
    VoluntaryRangerover 2 years ago

    A cracking capture Tony. It’s amazing how many of your place and river names come from the UK.Especially the West Country….Launceston,Tamar,Esk (we have two Esks up North)

  • Thanks Jamie. Much of Australia was seltled by British stock who named the places after those they came from, especially Tasmania whose temperate climate reminded them more of home.

    – TonyCrehan

  • William Bullimore
    William Bullimoreover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Tony. Excellent composition.

  • Thanks for your fave and comment William. I have seen some better images taken from a boat on the river In the morning but I had to find the best pov on shore.

    – TonyCrehan

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 2 years ago

    amazing love !

  • You are spoiling me with favours today Geudalyn. Mille grazie, Bella.

    – TonyCrehan

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