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Ribblehead Viaduct Sunset | by tricky (rick harrison)
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Ribblehead Viaduct Sunset

The Ribblehead Viaduct at sunset (and behind it to the right, the Whernside peak - the highest point in Yorkshire, UK)

 

The Viaduct is an awe-inspiring piece of architecture - there are 24 arches, spanning a distance of 400m, and 30m above the ground. It was build between 1870-75, to carry the Settle to Carlisle railway.

 

To get a sense of the scale of the thing, check out this photo.

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Taken on October 14, 2006