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Brunel Swivel Bridge Project Photos February 2017

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Investigative Work in 2017


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2017 investigative work is on the rotation of the bridge

Details of work

Details of progress in 2013

Details of progress in 2014

Details of progress in 2015

Details of progress in 2017

February 2017

Investigating the wheels Rotor Wheels photos
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North east wheel and bearing. It was not a flanged wheel orginally! The flange is caused by wear
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We have been unsure how the four support wheels are fixed to their shaft but after much searching found a 'secret key' securing each
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Flavia De Luca with a lovely group of post-grads from the Department of Civil Engineering at Bristol University. Most wrapped up warm!
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Lets hope the forthcoming proposals for student projects find willing takers
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Volunteers Rees and Matt to the left, David and Bob to the right