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“Beautiful old bridge - highlight of town” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Prince Alfred Bridge

The Prince Alfred Bridge
Virgil Street, Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Gundagai
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Sydney
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Beautiful old bridge - highlight of town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Go and see it before it falls down. It is so beautiful from on top and from looking down on the river flats.

Visited January 2012
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Australia
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“If you love history.....have a look at these”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

We had just been through the beautiful town of Gundagai and my significant other wanted to show our daughters one of his road trip memories as a child.

These are the old timber bridge and rail viaduct that now are too dangerous to walk on let alone drive on. He remembers the clickety clack of the traffic going over the bridges while he was camping. For decades now traffic has been totally bi passing on the other side of the town.

They have a significant history for this area and it looks as if the next big rain event could very well pull them down!
The timbers have rotted away to the point where only 10 people at a time are allowed on the reinforced area on one bridge. Detailed placards can be read this end.

The town itself is truly lovely with architecture from the early 20th century and before so why not make a detour to see these amazing bridges while you still can?

Enjoy your visit!

Visited December 2011
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Blue Mountains Australia
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138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
“Worth a look.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

I used to walk this bridge as a child. It is an interesting bit of history but is now in poor condition.

Visited November 2011
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Maribor, Slovenia
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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
“Great hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

Stopping on our way from Melbourne to Sydney we were sleeping in Gundagai (excellent motor inn, check my other review) and on the next morning we decided to drive through this little town. It was a great decision as we found this amazing old railway bridge (actually two of them)! It is actually the longest wooden bridge in Australia! It's perfect photo opportunity for anyone!

Visited November 2010
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