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Brunel Swivel Bridge Project Photos September 2014

Doors Open Day. Only worked on Saturday since Geoff had to get to a Boulton and Watt engine in Dundee next week! and Mike and Maggie were doing Doors Open Day on Sunday as well as Saturday up at Clifton Rocks Railway
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Mr Brunel with David Greenfield our Brunel expert, and Mike Bone of BIAS and AIBT
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Mr Brunel surveying the scene, with our visitors milling round

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Work PHASE A Preparation and Basic Conservation by Volunteers

No experience needed, all equipment provided, and you'll get really involved in helping to save Brunel's Other Bridge.

Contact Maggie Shapland ( if you wish to help.

Details of work

Details of progress in 2013

Details of progress in 2014 and working days.

Saturday 13 September 2014

We had 158 interested visitors on our first open day, good weather and a visit from Mr Brunel who led a walk of 45 with the able help of Mike Bone from the SS Great Britain.
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Martyn in his best clean overalls showing the hydraulic rams
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David looking suitably commanding with his Brunel hat
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Ian also demonstrating the hydraulic rams. Just as well we cleaned out the pits!
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Maybe a young budding Brunel came to visit and looks happy with the experience
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Lots of interest in the exhition and many signed messages of support
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Geoff showing Mr Brunel his gurt big spanner, both looking mighty pleased with their work

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