Open Bridges: from the MV Syntan 21.07.2017

We travelled on the Syntan down the Hull at four knots from Grovehill Wharf in Beverley to Hull Marina on a blustery summers day. We were timing distances between bridges for the Open Bridges event in the September. We documented the journey in five stages. You can click on the links below to see each … Continue reading Open Bridges: from the MV Syntan 21.07.2017

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Open Bridges: Sculcoates Bridge – The Engineer 1875

We came across this copy of The Engineer, published on April 2nd 1875, describing the brand new bridge at Sculcoates, with two fabulous engravings from the time. The Engineer, April 2nd 1875. “We give this week the first of two working drawings of the new bridge at Kingston-Upon-Hull, opened to the public by the Mayor … Continue reading Open Bridges: Sculcoates Bridge – The Engineer 1875

Wilmington to Drypool: River Journey #4

Syntan down the Hull 21.07.2017 We were kindly invited on the Syntan as it travelled from Beverley down the River Hull, to Hull Marina for the Folk and Maritime Festival. The journey with Humber Film’s Alex Davies was to collect stills, film footage and bridge and vessel timings for Open Bridges. Usually photographs are taken … Continue reading Wilmington to Drypool: River Journey #4