The Bridge crossing viewed from Canvey Island

Post Cards of the Benfleet Creek Crossing

By David Bullock

This selection of Post Cards show the Colvin Bridge crossing as viewed from Canvey Island, showing South Benfleet Downs rising over the London to Shoeburyness railwayline.

Photo:A Bus leaves Canvey via the swing Bridge
Photo:Another Bus full of visitors to Canvey Island
Photo:This looks like the Bridge Keeper
Photo:The Bridge at high tide - Note no Cabin but lots of houses now on top of the Downs
Photo:The Bridge with Cabin in glorious colour
Photo:1937 - Colvin Bridge
Photo:Colvin Bridge
Photo:Looking west at the Colvin Bridge
Photo:Probably the Bridge opening ceremony - 21st May 1931
This gallery was added by David Bullock on 10/03/2008.

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