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Ballindalloch Railway Viaduct
near Marypark, Moray
associated engineer
G. McFarlane of Dundee
date  1863
era  Victorian  |  category  Railway Viaduct  |  reference  NJ168368
A single span, wrought iron bridge commissioned by Speyside Railway to carry its line from Aberdeen.
The bridge's roadway is constructed of a flat-topped box girder which crosses the River Spey at 20ft above water level and is supported at either bank by a massive stone pier. The span measures 198ft. Pairs of girders are bolted to form the main diamond lattice, each diamond being 26.5in sq. The engineer's nameplate is displayed centrally on one of the cross-girders. Cast iron railings top the access spans.
The railway was used largely for freight, servicing the distilleries. Since it closed in 1968 the tracks have been replaced with a wooden walkway, although the station house still stands in good repair.
reference sources   LG/SJ

Ballindalloch Railway Viaduct