Spey Suspension Bridge
1858 '.... The suspension bridge was built about the year 1830 ; and it is a coincidence perhaps worthy of notice that it was erected, we believe, under the care of Mr Mitchell, younger brother of Mr Mitchell's, the talented engineer of the Inverness and Aberdeen Railway, under whose superintendence the magnificent railway bridge has been built. The younger Mr Mitchell was at one time assistant to Captain Brown, the inventor of the suspension principle. At the spot where the suspension bridge now stands, there was one time a wooden bridge, which is believed to have been first thrown across the Romans. ...'
Downstream of this bridge was the Spey Railway Bridge
Sources of Information
- Banffshire Journal and General Advertiser - Tuesday 24 August 1858