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View of the Ellesmere Canal as it passes through the Vale of Llangollen, Wales. In the middle right of the picture is the Pont-y-Cysyllte aqueduct. The most notable of all the iron trough aqueducts in Britain. Built by Thomas Telford (1757-1834) Scottish civil engineer. Opened in 1805, it is 307 metres long, with 19 arches and is 30.7 metres above the river Dee. It cost £47,018. Engraving.

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View of the Ellesmere Canal as it passes through the Vale of Llangollen, Wales. In the middle right of the picture is the Pont-y-Cysyllte aqueduct. The most notable of all the iron trough aqueducts in Britain.  Built by Thomas Telford (1757-1834) Scottish civil engineer.  Opened in 1805, it is 307 metres long, with 19 arches and is 30.7 metres above the river Dee.  It cost £47,018.  Engraving.