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TITLE
Inverness Islands
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JACKWATSON_014
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Jack Watson
SOURCE
Jack Watson
ASSET ID
28809
KEYWORDS
Inverness
Ness Islands
bridges
Joseph Mitchell
recreation
River Ness
Inverness Islands

A view along a suspension bridge in Inverness, linking one of the Ness islands to the mainland. Bridges linking the mainland to the Ness Islands were first erected during the 1820s and 30s, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the renowned railway engineer, Joseph Mitchell. Built as chain suspension bridges, they fell into disrepair by 1840s and were washed way during the flood of 1849. The current bridges were installed in 1987 and 1988.

The Ness Islands are a popular recreational area for the inhabitants of Inverness. Before the bridges were constructed, the only access was by boat.

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Inverness Islands

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

2000s

Inverness; Ness Islands; bridges; Joseph Mitchell; recreation; River Ness

Jack Watson

Jack Watson Photography

A view along a suspension bridge in Inverness, linking one of the Ness islands to the mainland. Bridges linking the mainland to the Ness Islands were first erected during the 1820s and 30s, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the renowned railway engineer, Joseph Mitchell. Built as chain suspension bridges, they fell into disrepair by 1840s and were washed way during the flood of 1849. The current bridges were installed in 1987 and 1988.<br /> <br /> The Ness Islands are a popular recreational area for the inhabitants of Inverness. Before the bridges were constructed, the only access was by boat.