The Forth Bridge

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Ten Months in Water / Steel Iron

Queensferry N.W. Caisson

Queensferry N.W. Caisson

Temporary Platform Inside Viaduct Girders

Raising Viaduct Girders

From S. Cantilever End Pier

Central Girder on Drill Road

Demonstrating the Cantilever Principle

From the Hawes Pier

Inchgarvie N.E. Main Pier

Garvie N.E. Bottom Junction at End of Bay

Junction at End of Bottom Member Bay Queensferry

Fife Main Pier from Coastguard Station

Crossing of Tie 1 and Strutt 1 and Temporary Column.

Inchgarvie Main Pier, Method of Erection

Fife Main Pier, Method of Erection

Queensferry Main Pier


Machine for Rivetting (sic) Tubes

Queensferry Main Pier from South Cantilever Pier

Riveting on Garvie Pier

Riveting on Garvie Pier

Inchgarvie South Cantilever

Queensferry Main Pier

Surveyor with Measuring Rod

Sounding around sites of deep piers off Inchgarvie

Group of Engineers with Surveying Instruments


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Christ College, Brecon: Bridging the World Exhibition

3 April – 29 May 2010

Christ College,
Brecon Powys

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The Building Centre: Bridging the World Exhibition

Mon 7 Sept – Sat 10 Oct 2009

The Building Centre
Store Street

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Rook Lane Chapel: Bridging the World Exhibition & Events

Sat 13 June - Sat 24 July 2009

Rook Lane Chapel
Bath Street
Frome, Somerset
BA11 1DN

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