Tilt Viaduct

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Tilt Viaduct (1863-)

Opened on the Inverness and Perth Junction Railway.

Description

This single track 150ft lattice girder viaduct is just east of Blair Atholl station^s level crossing and crosses the River Tilt. The bridge has fine castellated stone abutments at either end (to please the Duke of Atholl whose Blair Castle is about half a mile to the north). The engineer was Joseph Mitchell.

Tags

Viaduct River Tilt

Aliases

Blair Atholl Viaduct

External links

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


Books


Highland Railway Album: No. 1

Highland Railway Album: No. 2

Highland Railway Carriages and Wagons

Highland Railway: People and Places - From the Inverness and Nairn Railway to Scotrail

The Highland Railway

The Highland Railway : The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands - Vol 2