Clifton Railway Viaduct (left) was built in 1846 over the river Irwell. The railroad is long gone but the great viaduct remains.
Bridges - Rail, Bridges - Aqueducts
Clifton Aqueduct (right) took the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal over the Irwell. It was built in 1796. The canal is mostly dry although a little stretch of water remains where it goes under the railway viaduct. Parts of this canal are being restored.