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(1) View from south end of gap

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(1) View from south end of gap
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DescriptionPhotograph of wrecked piers after collapse of part of the first Tay Bridge.
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Tay Bridge enquiry
Description91 black-and-white photographs of the wrecked piers of the Tay Bridge, which collapsed because of high winds on 28 December 1879. Show destroyed piers and girders, wreckage of train and steam engine and other parts salvaged from the Tay. Commissioned by John Trayner on behalf of the Board of Trade.
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DescriptionPhotographs showing the building of the Forth Bridge, taken from 1886-1887, and the Tay Bridge after its collapse in 1879.