Ironbridge and Pontcysyllte (Llangollen) Aquaduct: Industrial Revolution gems

Ironbridge at Ironbridge,  built by Abraham Darby III (not Thomas Telford as I originally posted… thanks for the correction @Pontcysylite)

Lots more details on the visitor attractions here.

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Shropshire

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Shropshire

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Shropshire

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Shropshire

Above: allegedly the face of  Abraham Darby III carefully made into a bridge corbel.

 

Ironbridge Town, Ironbridge Shropshire

Ironbridge Town, Ironbridge Shropshire

 

Waterway in the sky; the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Llangollen, more details here.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Llangollen Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Llangollen Wales

 

Town and Railway Station of Llangollen, Wales

Town and Railway Station of Llangollen, Wales

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