Como Rail Bridge
Lattice truss bridge
Pony truss bridge
|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) bridge
Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Como, Sutherland Shire, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Oatley, City of Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|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.
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- Along Parallel Lines. A history of the railways of NSW 1850-1986. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne (Australia). (1989):
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