The Secret of Caldene Bridge

Caldene Bridge

Caldene Bridge in the course of construction. Revolutionary new building techniques were used resulting in a bridge wider than usual. (423)

Few people crossing Caldene Bridge, Mytholmroyd, today would guess at its fascinating history.

Opened in 1909, it was the first bridge in the country to be constructed of reinforced concrete.

The original Caldene Bridge was replaced in the early 1990s by the present structure.

Read the full story in Milltown Memories, issue 9. If this or other stories stirs a memory, we'd be happy to know - send us your memories and comments.