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Incomplete Maldon - Dombarton railway bridge

A partially completed bridge over the Cordeaux River near Maldon, New South Wales. It forms part of the Maldon - Dombarton railway line that commenced construction in the 1980s and was cancelled soon after.

Walking through the bush from Picton Road to find the bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 15:48 PM
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After walking through the bush, I'm out in a clearing

Wednesday 11 May 2011 15:51 PM
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Stanchion on the unfinished bridge sticks up above the trees

Wednesday 11 May 2011 15:59 PM
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Walking around the open plains towards the bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:01 PM
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Walking around the open plains towards the bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:01 PM
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Back into the bush again to find the bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:03 PM
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Stanchion on the unfinished bridge sticks up above the trees

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:04 PM
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Finally - I found the bridge!

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:06 PM
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Bridge to nowhere over the Cordeaux River outside Maldon

Part of the Maldon - Dombarton railway line in NSW that commenced construction in the 1980s and was cancelled soon after.

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:07 PM
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Southern end with a slight curve towards the embankment

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:10 PM
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Underneath the southern approach spans

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:11 PM
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Looking towards the dead end

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:14 PM
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Looking back to solid ground

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:16 PM
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Looking west towards Picton Road from the southern end of the bridge

Picton Road crosses the Nepean River on a concrete bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:16 PM
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Looking east from the southern end of the bridge

As the sun starts to set

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:17 PM
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End of the line on the southern approach

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:18 PM
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Stanchions for overhead electrification along the bridge

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:18 PM
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30 year old concrete still in good nick

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:23 PM
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Looking north towards the missing central span

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:26 PM
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Abutments on the southern side

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:28 PM
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Two approach spans on the northern side

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:30 PM
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Approach spans on the southern side

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:35 PM
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Sunset on the southern span

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:36 PM
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Looking out to nowhere

Wednesday 11 May 2011 16:40 PM
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