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As soon as the second girder was in place, Wil Roberts put on his safety harness, clipped himself to the girders, and became the first person to cross the Miners’ Bridge for three-quarters of a century! Over the next two days, Wil and his team bolted the rest of the steelwork on to the girders, ready for the arrival of the timber; they also concreted in the Coed Maenarthur end. Photo © Robert Griffiths

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