Bridge At Ophir The historic Daniel O’Connell suspension bridge (1880) crosses the Manuherikia River at Ophir. Central Otago, New Zealand. Taken by Nigel 22 Mar 2020. Click on photo to enlarge Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 9 thoughts on “Bridge At Ophir” Add yours Wow, very impressive construction to have lasted these 140 years. Are those still the original cables? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Um.. I have no idea! Probably not eh? I have more photos and intend doing another post, was just culling a few earlier today actually 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Reblogged this on The Bridgehunter's Chronicles. LikeLike Reply Interesting, especially that it has survived so long. It looks a bit tricky for an outsider to navigate! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply What’s tricky is the approach when you’re coming *from* the other side.. I’ll post some pics in the near future 🙂 LikeLike Reply From driving thousands of miles on our second trip I got the impression that New Zealand has more one-lane bridges than the rest of the world combined. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I can well believe it! LikeLike Reply Hi Liz – Excellent! it’s wonderful to see this cool little bridge surviving so long, I love the masonry towers with the pointed caps. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks Robert! At some point I’ll post more pictures of the bridge, we both took photos. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.