The Royal Albert Bridge that spans the Tamar river on the border between Cornwall and Devon in South-West UK.
This railway bridge was opened in 1859 and was built by probably the best engineer of the Victorian era, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and is still in daily use now.
I took this shot on a cold November morning just before the sun fully came up.

The town of Saltash in Cornwall are celebrating the 150th anniversary of this grand old bridge and of Brunel himself in May. For details of events please Click Here

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  • geri402
    geri402almost 7 years ago

    beautiful colors – great shot !

  • Trish Mistric
    Trish Mistricalmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful image. Great contrast and nice tones.

  • davidmilne
    davidmilneover 6 years ago

    Super bridge silhouette,super sky!

  • champion
    championover 6 years ago

    Nice work. Dawn and dusk shots are always interesting.

  • Wayne Holman
    Wayne Holmanover 6 years ago

    Thanks for your comments guys, it was bloody cold that morning !!!

  • studiofascino
    studiofascinoover 6 years ago

    nice lines!

  • Scott Denny
    Scott Dennyover 6 years ago

    Excellent colors. Also love the angle.

  • Rosina  Lamberti
    Rosina Lambertiover 6 years ago

    beautiful colors,great shot !

  • Thank you Rosina.

    – Wayne Holman

  • Plukie
    Plukieover 6 years ago

    That is great Wayne. I love the colours of the sky and the silhouette of the bars on the bridge, is almost like a spiders web.

  • Katja Fønss
    Katja Fønssover 6 years ago

    Wow, great shot. The bridge looks amazing against those beautiful clouds.

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