Como Rail Bridge
Lattice truss bridge
Pony truss bridge
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) bridge
Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Como, New South Wales, Australia, Australia and Oceania
Oatley, New South Wales, Australia, Australia and Oceania
|main span||48.5 m|
|26 December 1885||
Illawarra Line officially opened and bridge used for celebrations.
Decommissioned after reinforced concrete bridge built parallel to it,
The bridge is re-opened for pedestrian traffic.
The Como Rail Bridge is one of twelve lattice truss bridges ordered, imported and constructed for the Railway Department of New South Wales, Australia [from 1871 to 1887] Eleven of these lattice truss bridges survive.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
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- Along Parallel Lines, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne (Australia), ISBN 0522843875, 1989