1 The Bridge Over The River Derwent

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The bridge which collapsed killing PC Bill Barker

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1 The Bridge Over The River Derwent

  1. 1. The Bridge over the River Derwent A tale of two communities
  2. 2. Looking from the left bank to the North Side – note the recently eroded R bank
  3. 3. What remains of the central foundations
  4. 4. The right bank with services
  5. 5. Left bank looking upstream
  6. 6. Community • From the Northside estate to the centre of Workington at 1400 Sunday a journey of 90 miles [all the bridges were closed] • No chemist, no school, no supplies • Originally 1½ minutes across the bridge from Tesco • The Papcastle bridge was opened at three shortening the journey to 20; if you drive …
  7. 7. CREDITS • Photos Mark OLLIS • Original photos available at greater resolution to schools – ollismark@hotmail.com • St Bees School, Cumbria. • Made small to upload + share easily
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