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Crossing the Gut

Swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, 2006

Swing bridge over the Gut, South Bristol, 2006

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South Bristol Historical Society

The new bridge did not last for long, however. In late summer 1929, one of the chains connecting the deck to the counterweights broke and the bridge came down with a resounding crash.

Once again, it was time for a new bridge. The swing bridge built in 1930 was still in use in 2013.


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