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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1816 Galashiels
Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom (Gala Water)
Bridgemeister ID:584
References:AAJ, BSI, HBE, PTS2
Principals:Richard Lees
Status:Destroyed, 1839
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:111f
Deck width:3f
  • BSI: Originally erected in the form of a traditional suspension bridge, but soon reinforced with wire stays from much larger towers to reduce unwanted motion. Destroyed by flood, 1839.

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