We have been using Gundagai as stop over half way to Sydney ( ex Melb. ) for years and have always marvelled at the 2 historic bridges. Have looked at their sorry state of disrepair, but have always thought what a shame, but then added we can't afford to restore them. Funny that we visit Europe every second year, only... 更多
Stumbled across this amazing site, and spent a long time there looking at the bridges and lamenting regarding the brilliant workmanship, and the amazing ability of the bridge to survive the test of time and flood. The bridge is classified by the National Trust, and should be preserved.
Love these long span wooden rail bridges in country NSW. Reminder of times gone by. In remarkable condition. Do hope a grant helps restore it but there is something wonderful about its original state. Majestic!
We didn't know that Gundagai has these old historic bridges still standing. There is also a railway bridge running next to this old bridge. When I was a kid my family and myself used to rattle over this bridge with caravan in tow when it was part of the Hume highway. Driving under the bridge you can see the monument... 更多