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Viaduct Collection

The viaduct, a magnificent architectural marvel, stands tall and proud in various picturesque locations around the world

Background imageViaduct Collection: Pen-y-ghent and Ribblehead Viaduct on Settle to Carlisle Railway, Yorkshire Dales National Park

Pen-y-ghent and Ribblehead Viaduct on Settle to Carlisle Railway, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England, UK

Background imageViaduct Collection: Ivybridge Station and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1890

Ivybridge Station and Viaduct, Devon, c. 1890
A view of Ivybridge station and the Ivybridge Viaduct, Devon, c.1890. This is Brunels old timber viaduct, shown prior to its replacement in 1892

Background imageViaduct Collection: View of Knaresborough viaduct and the River Nidd from path leading to the Castle

View of Knaresborough viaduct and the River Nidd from path leading to the Castle, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Locomotive at Carbis Bay in Cornwall, 1950s

Locomotive at Carbis Bay in Cornwall, 1950s
A tank locomotive heads along the St Ives branch line. The Carbis Bay Hotel can be seen nestled behind the beach and in front of the viaduct

Background imageViaduct Collection: The Ouse Valley Viaduct (Balcombe Viaduct) over the River Ouse in Sussex, England

The Ouse Valley Viaduct (Balcombe Viaduct) over the River Ouse in Sussex, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Stockport Viaduct

Stockport Viaduct circa 1850. Coloured lithograph issued by Bradshaw and Blacklock, the original publishers of Bradshaws railway guides Date: circa 1850

Background imageViaduct Collection: UK, Scotland, Highlands, Jacobite Steam Train crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct

UK, Scotland, Highlands, Jacobite Steam Train crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct

Background imageViaduct Collection: Wharncliffe Viaduct Hanwell

Wharncliffe Viaduct Hanwell

Background imageViaduct Collection: Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct, part of the West Highland Line, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, Highlands

Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct, part of the West Highland Line, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Train crossing Stockport viaduct on London & North Western Railway. Note pollution of river banks

Train crossing Stockport viaduct on London & North Western Railway. Note pollution of river banks, smoking chimneys and complete domination of scene by railway viaduct

Background imageViaduct Collection: Soviet Armenia

Soviet Armenia
Tourism poster for Soviet Armenia, with a steam train passing over a viaduct and a motor car driving through the landscape

Background imageViaduct Collection: Dale and viaduct from Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Dale and viaduct from Monsal Head, Monsal Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: The Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle-Carlisle railway line, North Yorkshire

The Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle-Carlisle railway line, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Monsal Dale and railway viaduct, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire

Monsal Dale and railway viaduct, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Penryn Viaduct, early 1920s

Penryn Viaduct, early 1920s
A timber viaduct on the Falmouth branch line. The embankment in the background replaced the viaduct in 1923

Background imageViaduct Collection: Millau Viaduct over the Tarn River Valley, Millau, France

Millau Viaduct over the Tarn River Valley, Millau, France

Background imageViaduct Collection: Viaduc de Millau bridge over Tarn river valley at sunrise, Millau, Aveyron Department

Viaduc de Millau bridge over Tarn river valley at sunrise, Millau, Aveyron Department, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Background imageViaduct Collection: Iconic swiss red Bernina Express train in winter landscape and pristine snow. Swizerland

Iconic swiss red Bernina Express train in winter landscape and pristine snow. Swizerland, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: The great Crumlin Viaduct

The great Crumlin Viaduct
Victorian crowds gather and watch as a train passes along the Crumlin Viaduct in Wales, carrying the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway

Background imageViaduct Collection: Poster for Bombay Baroda & Central India Railway

Poster for Bombay Baroda & Central India Railway
A poster advertising the Bombay Baroda & Central India Railway, operating between Bombay and Delhi. A train races across a viaduct

Background imageViaduct Collection: Barmouth Bridge (Viaduct), largely wooden construction, on Cambrian Coast Railway

Barmouth Bridge (Viaduct), largely wooden construction, on Cambrian Coast Railway across River Mawddach, Cardigan Bay, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: The nineteenth century arched Leaderfoot Viaduct over the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders

The nineteenth century arched Leaderfoot Viaduct over the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Scotland
Leaderfoot Viaduct is a disused railway viaduct over the River Tweed near Melrose in the Scottish Borders, Scotland. The viaduct was completed in 1863

Background imageViaduct Collection: A train of the Rhaetian Railway on the Landwasser Viaduct, UNESCO World Heritage Site

A train of the Rhaetian Railway on the Landwasser Viaduct, UNESCO World Heritage Site, near Filisur, Canton of Grisons, Switzerland

Background imageViaduct Collection: Foundry and Harbour, Hayle, Cornwall. 1895

Foundry and Harbour, Hayle, Cornwall. 1895
General view over Hayle harbour from above the site of the (later) power station. St Elwyns Church can be seen on the left. To the right can be seen the Harveys Foundry complex

Background imageViaduct Collection: Picture No. 10899522

Picture No. 10899522
The Millau viaduct or viaduc de Millau Date:

Background imageViaduct Collection: Glacier Express & Landwasser Viaduct

Glacier Express & Landwasser Viaduct, Filisur, Graubunden, Switzerland

Background imageViaduct Collection: Hewenden Viaduct, Yorkshire

Hewenden Viaduct, Yorkshire
Retired farmer Tom Ackroyd mends a dry stone wall on his farm in the Hewenden Valley, near Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. In the distance is the Hewenden Viaduct

Background imageViaduct Collection: France, Midi-Pyrenees Region, Aveyron Department, Millau, Millau Viaduct Bridge

France, Midi-Pyrenees Region, Aveyron Department, Millau, Millau Viaduct Bridge

Background imageViaduct Collection: View of Toledo, c. 1597-99 (oil on canvas)

View of Toledo, c. 1597-99 (oil on canvas)
XOS1274003 View of Toledo, c.1597-99 (oil on canvas) by Greco, El (Domenico Theotocopuli) (1541-1614); 121.2x108.5 cm; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; Greek, out of copyright

Background imageViaduct Collection: Ribblehead Viaduct, sunset, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Ribblehead Viaduct, sunset, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Sankey Viaduct

Sankey Viaduct
A view of Sankey Viaduct on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway line, 1831. Engraving by H. Pyall after T. Bury (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageViaduct Collection: Train on the Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct, part of the West Highland Line, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel

Train on the Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct, part of the West Highland Line, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Knaresborough Viaduct and River Nidd in autumn, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire

Knaresborough Viaduct and River Nidd in autumn, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageViaduct Collection: Walkham Viaduct

Walkham Viaduct
A timber viaduct on the Plymouth to Tavistock line

Background imageViaduct Collection: Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales

Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales
View of construction work on the Landore Viaduct, over the Swansea valley and the River Tawe, on the Great Western Railway, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageViaduct Collection: The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The fantastic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Wrexham. Designed by Thomas Telford and William Jessop and finished in 1805, the aqueduct is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain

Background imageViaduct Collection: Millau viaduct spanning the Tarn Gorge, southern France. At 336 metres the cable-stayed Viaduc de

Millau viaduct spanning the Tarn Gorge, southern France. At 336 metres the cable-stayed Viaduc de Millau is the highest
MAB-72 Millau viaduct spanning the Tarn Gorge, southern France At 336 metres the cable-stayed Viaduc de Millau is the highest bridge in the world and 2.5 kms long

Background imageViaduct Collection: Railway Viaduct, Barmouth, Gwynedd, North Wales

Railway Viaduct, Barmouth, Gwynedd, North Wales - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageViaduct Collection: Dromore Viaduct and R. Lagan

Dromore Viaduct and R. Lagan - a low view along the river to the Viaduct. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Dromore). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageViaduct Collection: Narrowboat crossing the River Dee in autumn on the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, built by Thomas Telford

Narrowboat crossing the River Dee in autumn on the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, built by Thomas Telford and William Jessop, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Froncysyllte, near Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales

Background imageViaduct Collection: Scotland / Loudon Hill

Scotland / Loudon Hill
Loudon Hill and the railway viaduct, which was built in 1905, but sadly deemed to be unsafe and demolished i 1986. The hill itself was a Roman camp, Ayreshire, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Background imageViaduct Collection: Thelwall Viaduct, UK

Thelwall Viaduct, UK
Thelwall Viaduct, Warrington, Cheshire, UK. This bridge carries the M6 motorway across the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal

Background imageViaduct Collection: Millau Bridge France

Millau Bridge France

Background imageViaduct Collection: Tregagle Viaduct, 1898

Tregagle Viaduct, 1898
A timber viaduct on the main line bwteen Milltown and Truro. It was replaced in 1902

Background imageViaduct Collection: Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales

Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Taffs Well Viaduct, also known as Walnut Tree Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales. This was a railway viaduct crossing the canal

Background imageViaduct Collection: Union Workhouse, Pontypool, Monmouthshire

Union Workhouse, Pontypool, Monmouthshire
Pontypool Union workhouse was built in 1837 on Coedygric Road, Griffithstown, Monmouthshire (now Gwent). It later became Panteg County Hospital

Background imageViaduct Collection: Moray Firth, Scotland - Cullen Harbour

Moray Firth, Scotland - Cullen Harbour

Background imageViaduct Collection: Wharncliffe Viaduct

Wharncliffe Viaduct
The Wharncliffe Viaduct of the Great Western Railroad, at Hanwell, Middlesex. Brunel (I.K) was responsible for the construction and design of much of the early GWR




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The viaduct, a magnificent architectural marvel, stands tall and proud in various picturesque locations around the world. In the heart of Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Pen-y-ghent and Ribblehead Viaduct on Settle to Carlisle Railway showcase their grandeur against the backdrop of North Yorkshire's stunning landscapes. Further south, spanning over the River Ouse in Sussex, England, we find the elegant Ouse Valley Viaduct (Balcombe Viaduct), an engineering masterpiece that seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings. Across different regions and eras, viaducts have left their mark. The Stockport Viaduct proudly carries trains across its impressive arches while preserving its historical significance. Traveling back in time to Carbis Bay in Cornwall during the 1950s reveals a locomotive gracefully passing by a viaduct, capturing a nostalgic moment frozen in history. Venturing beyond British borders takes us to Ivybridge Station and Viaduct in Devon circa 1890—a testament to Victorian engineering excellence. Across Europe lies France's pride—the Millau Viaduct—soaring high above the Tarn River Valley with unmatched elegance. Switzerland enchants us with its iconic red Bernina Express train traversing snowy landscapes near breathtaking viaducts—an enchanting winter wonderland experience like no other. As dawn breaks over Aveyron Department's Millau region, sunlight illuminates the majestic Viaduc de Millau bridge as it spans across the Tarn river valley—a sight that leaves spectators awe-inspired. In Scotland's Highlands lies Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct—a vital part of West Highland Line—with Loch Shiel providing an idyllic backdrop for this architectural gem. Even Soviet Armenia boasts its own unique viaductive beauty that adds character to its landscape.