Victoria Bridge, Stonequarry Creek, Picton, 1897-

From Engineering Heritage New South Wales

This bridge, built by C J Foord and opened on 7 October 1897, has three Allan type timber trusses supported on the tallest timber trestles in New South Wales.

This type of Road Bridge was the third in the evolution stages of timber truss road bridges (1861-1905). The truss was named after its designer, eminent Public Works engineer Percy Allan. The bridge was named in the 60th year of Queen Victoria and is one of the oldest surviving bridges of its type.

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Engineering Heritage Recognition Program

Marker Type Historic Engineering Marker (HEM)
Award Date 6 April 2003 (Plaquing Date)
Prominent People Sir Percy Allan
Nomination Document Available here
Ceremony Booklet MISSING
Interpretation Panel None installed.
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