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Ironbridge | by Mark Edwards2008
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Ironbridge

This photo was taken back in April 2009 of the first bridge to be constructed of Iron and marked the start of the Industrial Revolution.

 

Built by Abraham Darby III the bridge was raised in the summer of 1779, and it was opened on New Year's Day 1781.

 

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Taken on April 12, 2009