It’s not quite Ribblehead.. – The Sankey Viaduct

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In this week’s vlog, I take a trip to a local railway bridge called The Sankey Viaduct or the Nine Arches as it’s known locally. The Sankey Viaduct started Construction in 1826, opened in 1930 but did not finish until 1836. This is known as the Earliest Railway Viaduct on the World and was designed by the World Famous George Stephenson as was later used to run the Rainhill Trials in which Robert Stephenson with the “Rocket”

This is a place I have wanted to photograph for a while and something I should have really done as it’s only a few miles down the road. It provides an interesting viewpoint as it has a number of rail services passing over the viaduct every day and my intention was to capture some of these trains to create a blurred long exposure effect.

Here are some of the images I took in the vlog. Hope you enjoy it.