Blackwater Viaduct

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Name and dates

Blackwater Viaduct (1870-)

Opened on the Dingwall and Skye Railway.


This is a single track three girder viaduct at the south east end of Loch Garve between Garve station and Raven Rock Summit.

The viaduct passes over the Black Water which drains the east end of Loch Garve , the river continuing south east to meet the Rogie Burn before meeting the River Conon.




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The Highland Railway

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