Cast iron notice, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway

Cast iron notice, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, 'Take notice that this bridge is insufficient to carry weights beyond the ordinary traffic of the district... etc.'

This notice, from the Hunts Bank area of Manchester, warns drivers of the weight limitations of the railway bridge.

"Take notice that this bridge (which is a bridge belonging to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company) is insufficient to carry weights beyond the ordinary traffic of the district and that the owners and persons in charge of locomotive traction engines or other ponderous carriages or other unusually heavy traffic are warned against passing over this bridge & will be held responsible for any damage. By Order.

Hunts Bank Manchester"

Details

Category:
Railway Infrastructure
Object Number:
1987-8652
type:
notice
credit:
Pollock, S.J.