The South-Eastern & Chatham railway has four terminal stations, all on or close to the north bank of the river - Victoria, Charing Cross,' Holborn Viaduct and Cannon Street (City).
It then bears successively the names of Oxford Street, New Oxford Street and High Holborn; enters the City, becomes known as Holborn Viaduct from the fact that it is there carried over other streets which lie at a lower level, and then as Newgate Street and Cheapside.
There are two piers, and a railway viaduct of eleven arches crosses the harbour.
An internal viaduct of lattice girders carries a double line of rails.
The river is crossed by St John's Bridge of nine arches, completed in 1772 from the designs of John Smeaton and widened a century later; by Victoria Bridge, a modern structure connecting South Street with Dundee Road; and farther south (at the end of Tay Street) by a footway alongside of the viaduct belonging to the Caledonian railway.
Riga consists of four parts - the old town and the St Petersburg and Moscow suburbs on the right bank of the Dvina, and the Mitau suburb on the left bank, the two sides being connected by a floating bridge, which is removed in winter, and by a viaduct, 820 ft.
The Central Viaduct, finished in 1888, extends from Central Avenue to W.
14th Street, and there connects with a smaller viaduct across Walworth Run, the combined length of the two being about 4000 ft.
Two great railway bridges across the Missouri, many smaller bridges across the Kansas, and a great interstate toll viaduct extending from bluff to bluff across the valley of the latter river, lie within the metropolitan area of the two cities.
The other, the Royal Border Bridge, situated a quarter of a mile up the river, is a magnificent railway viaduct, 126 ft.
A similar station in England was opened in the basement of a house in Holborn Viaduct, London, in March 1882.
Warrnambool has a fine port with a viaduct and breakwater pier 2400 ft.
It has a station also on the Caledonian railway company's branch line from Kirtlebridge to Brayton (Cumberland), which crosses the Solway Firth at Seafield by a viaduct, 13 m.
The river is here spanned by the Chicago Great Western railway steel bridge, or viaduct, one of the longest in the country.
By a fine railway viaduct 540 yds.
In the neighbourhood also a great railway viaduct spans the Dinting valley with sixteen arches.
Sometimes also a viaduct consisting of a series of arches is preferred to an embankment when the line has to be taken over a piece of fiat alluvial plain, or when it is desired to economize space and to carry the line at a sufficient height to clear the streets, as in the case of various railways entering London and other large towns.
Under the names of Holborn Viaduct, High Holborn and New Oxford Street.
The name of Holborn was formerly derived from Old Bourne, a tributary of the Fleet, the valley of which is clearly seen where Holborn Viaduct crosses Farringdon Street.
The fall and rise of the road across the valley before the construction of the viaduct (1869) was abrupt and inconvenient.
In earlier times a bridge here crossed the Fleet, leading from Newgate, while a quarter of a mile west of the viaduct is the site of Holborn Bars, at the entrance to the City, where tolls were levied.
The iron tubular bridge which carries the line over the Nepean is the best of its kind in the colony, while the viaduct over Knapsack Gulley is the most remarkable erection of its kind in Australia.
Kingshighway viaduct, 855 ft.
Another viaduct (about 830 ft.
The slope of Farringdon Road, where crossed by Holborn Viaduct, and of New Bridge Street, Blackfriars, marks its course exactly, and that of Fleet Street and Ludgate Hill its steep banks.
Many street improvements were carried out, it is true, in the last half of the 19th century, the dates of the principal being as follows: 1854, Cannon Street; 1864, Southwark Street; 1870, Holborn Viaduct; 1871, Hamilton Place, Queen Victoria Street; 1876, Northumberland Avenue; 1882, Tooley Street; 1883, Hyde Park Corner; 1884, Eastcheap; 1886, Shaftesbury Avenue; 1887, Charing Cross Road; 1890-1892, Rosebery Avenue.
Ayr proper lies on the south bank of the river, which is crossed by three bridges, besides the railway viaduct - the Victoria Bridge (erected in 1898) and the famous "Twa Brigs" of Burns.
The breadth at the mouth is 32 m.; near the head, where the Solway viaduct of the Caledonian railway crosses the firth, it is nearly i 2 m.
To the west a lofty viaduct over the Suize carries the railway.
The .Genesee viaduct, Boo ft.
31 shows the Douro viaduct of a total length of 1158 ft.
The Garabit viaduct carries the railway near St Flour, in the Cantal department, France, at 420 ft.
The total length of the viaduct is 1715 ft.
A massive steel and concrete toll viaduct, about 14 m.
The Murrumbidgee is here spanned by a steel viaduct, the approaches of which are formed by heavy embankments.
The old town extends in a narrow line along the river Sheppey, while the newer town has for its main street a viaduct across the river valley.
The water supply is derived from three sources: the small streams flowing down the mountain sides which serve small localities; the old Carioca aqueduct, dating from colonial times, which collects a considerable supply from the small streams of the Serra da Carioca and brings it into the city through a covered conduit which once crossed the gap between Santa Thereza and Santo Antonio hills on two ranges of stone arches (now used as a viaduct by the Santa Thereza Tramway Company); and the modern Rio do Ouro waterworks, which brings in an abundant supply from the Serra do Tinqua, N.W.
On the left bank of the river are the Altstadt (old town) with four old suburbs and numerous new suburbs, and the Friedrichstadt (separated from the Altstadt by a long railway viaduct); on the right, the Neustadt (new town), Antonstadt, and the modern military suburb Alberstadt.
Several bridges cross the stream, and a lofty railway viaduct bestrides the valley.
The viaduct of the mole was to be blown up by two submarines, CI (Lt.
The viaduct had gone up, and the mole was secure from landward side.
Sandford (awarded the V.C.) in C3 had sighted the viaduct about half a mile off, and running into the iron piers at oi knots had jammed the vessel with its 52 tons of amatol hard and fast.
Away when the viaduct went up, scattering huge pieces of iron and concrete around them.
- Termini - Victoria, Charing Cross,Holborn Viaduct, Cannon Street.