At the end of Boundary Street which divided Port from Montague, workers would cross the railway line from densely populated Montague to work at Kitchens or Dunlops on the other side. A piece of concrete is all that remains of that pedestrian bridge. The piece of concrete in the foreground is all that remains of that bridge.
It was known locally as the Tipperary Bridge. At that time, the railway line was busy – so much busier than today – carrying freight as well as people.
When it came to be demolished, people occupied the bridge and were forcibly removed by authorities. Without the bridge, they had to walk round by Ingles Street to get to the factories on the other side.