Algebuckina Bridge


the algebra kina bridge is a Victorian era railway bridge southeast of oodnadatta on the central australian railway in south australia and opened in january 1892 it was the longest bridge in south australia and full construction of the Seaford suburban rail line across the onkaparinga River south of adelaide in 2014 of lattice steeler construction it comprises 19 span each 100 feet long it was strengthened in 1926 to allow it to carry heavy trains the bridge crosses the flood plain of the Niels River which is prone to seasonal flooding and replaced a surface-level railway which was frequently washed away after a severe flood in 1974 which almost reached the bridge decks the line was closed in 1981 and a new route built 100 miles further west the bridge is on the register of the national estate and the South Australian Heritage Register

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