Sunday, 22 February 2009

Viaduct to the end of the road



This is the railway viaduct that carries the old railway line through Wentworth Park. The viaduct was built in 1922 and now carries the Metro Light Rail line. It slices through Wenty just south of the Fish Markets with this view looking toward the Wattle Street end. Some of the 23 arches have been enclosed but others are capable of parking two cars - but I guess that to be illegal. They would also be good cover for the homeless but the structure is away from the usual beat.

9 comments:

Jacob said...

Beautiful construction...love old bridges, viaducts, etc.

Great photo, too, as it leads the eye off into the distance.

Jacob said...

And I thank you for your visit and comment, Julie. I think it's wonderful we can share our spaces and thoughts across the world through the photograph medium!

Joan Elizabeth said...

I lived nigh on top of this viaduct for several years. I have always liked it but never photographed it. I think you have done a particularly good job of capturing it ... curving curves.

Tash said...

Amazing structural feat. Wonderful photo of its curve.

Z said...

There's something calming about the photo as I look at it. I don't know what it is, but it's very nice. Oh, maybe it's the green and spring/summer.

bitingmidge said...

It'd look grand in B&W! ;-)

Wayne said...

Nicely composed, very pleasing to look at. It seems to be in very good nick for it's age.

Annie said...

Just love this photo Julie!

Wonderful!

Annie

Per Stromsjo said...

Now that does look like a solid foundation for a Metro Light Rail line.

Happy subway day !