Leven Viaduct [Dumbarton]

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Leven Viaduct [Dumbarton] (1850-)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway.

Description

This is a double track girder viaduct over the River Leven between Dalreoch, to the west, and Dumbarton Central, to the east. There are five girders.

The bridge was rebuilt around 1870, replacing original timber arches with girders.

Also known as Dalreoch Viaduct.

Tags

Viaduct

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67




Books


The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)