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PostSubject: Tamar Bridge is 60 today!   Tamar Bridge is 60 today! EmptySun Oct 24, 2021 12:20 pm

Here's an interesting little film about it's construction and it's opening on this day 60 years ago today.

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PostSubject: Re: Tamar Bridge is 60 today!   Tamar Bridge is 60 today! EmptySun Oct 24, 2021 9:09 pm

I thought you meant 60p.
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PostSubject: Re: Tamar Bridge is 60 today!   Tamar Bridge is 60 today! EmptySun Oct 24, 2021 9:39 pm

seadog wrote:
I thought you meant 60p.


For the love of peppered steak slices. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Tamar Bridge is 60 today!   Tamar Bridge is 60 today! EmptySun Oct 24, 2021 9:59 pm

My uncle also my god father, I am also named after him. I lined the route with the Royal Marines Cadets when the Queen Mother official open the bridge. I was 12 at this time.

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Construction worker Victor Solway is pictured looking relaxed during a break - despite being perched some 70 metres above the River Tamar with seemingly nothing beneath him.
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