Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, nr Wrexham in Wales. One of the major engineering triumphs of Thomas Telford's remarkable career, The Pontcyslite Aquaduct carries the Shropshire Union Canal across the River Dee. The aquaduct is 127 feet above the valley floor
Iron Bridge in Shropshire, England, the first iron bridge in the world was opened for traffic, on this day 1st January, 1781. Built by Abraham Darby III from a design by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard. This area is called the Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.