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Filename: afl03_aerofilms_a24219.jpg

Size: 4338 x 4349 (8.1MB)

Date: 28th April 2009

Source: Historic England

Credit: Historic England Archive Aerofilms C

Source: English Heritage Images

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Ironbridge Gorge EAW024219

THE IRONBRIDGE GORGE, Shropshire. In addition to the famous bridge, Ironbridge was home to a number of the key elements that drove the Industrial Revolution, including the Bedlam Furnaces (bottom right, near to the gasworks cylinder, which is now a picnic area). Also in this view are a foundry, limekilns, coppiced woodland used for charcoal production, claypits, quarries and coal mines, brick and tile works, and the Great Western Railway Severn Valley branch line. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Media ID 1505701

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Bridge Industrial River


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Heritage > Also in our Care > Iron Bridge

> Historic Images > Aerofilms Collection (1919-2006)

> Landscapes > Aerial Views

> Transport > Bridges > Severn Bridges

> Transport > Bridges

> Travel England > Travel West Midlands

> The way we were > Georgian Life > Georgian industry and commerce


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases the historic Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, a site that played a significant role in driving the Industrial Revolution. At its center stands the iconic Iron Bridge itself, renowned worldwide for its engineering marvel and symbolic representation of this transformative era. But beyond just the bridge, this aerial view reveals an intricate network of industrial elements that shaped the landscape and propelled progress. Nestled near the gasworks cylinder, now transformed into a charming picnic area, are the Bedlam Furnaces - once pivotal to iron production. The foundry nearby hints at skilled craftsmanship while limekilns stand as testament to early industrial processes. The surrounding coppiced woodland served as a vital source of charcoal fueling these operations. Claypits and quarries dotting the terrain highlight essential materials extracted from nature's bounty. Coal mines speak to Shropshire's rich mineral wealth while brick and tile works demonstrate local expertise in construction materials. Adding another layer of connectivity is the Great Western Railway Severn Valley branch line traversing through this industrious scene. Its presence underscores how transportation infrastructure facilitated trade and economic growth during this period. Preserved within Historic England's Aerofilms Collection, this photograph captures not only an awe-inspiring aerial perspective but also encapsulates centuries worth of innovation and human endeavor within one frame. It serves as a powerful reminder of our collective heritage and invites us to reflect on how these pioneering advancements continue shaping our lives today.

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