Brora Viaduct

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Brora Viaduct (1870-)

Where: Highland
Opened on the Duke of Sutherland^s Railway.

Description

This is a single track masonry viaduct with a main 60ft arch over the River Brora just south of Brora station. There is a girder bridge to the north and masonry arch to the south, both crossing minor roads. The southern arch crossed over the Brora Mine Waggonway on its approach to Brora Harbour.

The engineer was Murdoch Paterson. Another of his bridges, Golspie Burn Viaduct, is similar in appearance.

Tags

Viaduct


Nearby stations
Brora
Dunrobin Castle
Loth
Golspie
Skelbo
The Mound
Embo
West Helmsdale
Cambusavie Platform
Helmsdale
Salzcraggie
Kildonan
Dornoch
Rogart
Borrobol
Sutherland Mills
Brora Mine
Dunrobin Carriage Shed
Golspie Burn Viaduct
Golspie Shed
Kileanan Railway Cottage
Helmsdale Shed
Dornoch Shed
Kildonan Gold Rush
Tourist/other
Brora Harbour
Clynelish Distillery
Carn Liath Broch
Dunrobin Castle [Castle]
Kilearnan Hill
Loch Fleet
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Books


Highland Survivor