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Pont-y-Cafnau Bridge

Merthyr Tydfil
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The Pont-y-Cafnau (English: Bridge of Troughs), sometimes written Pont y Cafnau or Pontycafnau, is a 14.2-metre (47 ft) long iron truss bridge over the River Taff in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. The bridge was designed by Watkin George and built in 1793 for his employer, the Cyfarthfa Ironworks, to support both a tramway and an aqueduct to carry limestone and water into the works. A Grade II* listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument, the Pont-y-Cafnau is the world's earliest surviving iron railway bridge.
Photographer: John Crellin

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21 October 2016  
21/10/2016 15:37:36
1/160 sec - F/9
Focal Length: 24mm
Lens: 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G VR
Exposure mode: Shutter speed priority AE
Metering: Multi-segment
Focussing: AF-S
Sensitivity: ISO 400
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