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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