Between Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland & Lifford, Porthall, County Donegal, Ireland
This stunning old rusty railway bridge was constructed in around the turn of the century. It was part of the “Great Northern Railway” line (GNR) that was established throughout Ireland in 1883. This old bridge was once a major part of the Industrial Era that has since long gone. Sadly after 75 years service the “Great Northern Railway” shut down operations in 1957
Looking down on this silent & calm river & watching everything made me think on how fast times have changed. Everything has moved on from steam trains to planes and cars etc who knows what technology tomorrow brings?
I am very thankful that at least some of these beautiful industrial structures still stand. Nowadays they are being slowly reclaimed by nature but on the bright side, its great for us to photograph, admire & to remind us on an era gone by….