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' Scottish Bridges ' contains the following 2 items:

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(1) Forth Bridge illustrations 1886-1887 [ID: 74464117]

40 black-and-white photographs capturing the construction of the Forth Bridge at weekly or fortnightly intervals. Show close-up and distance views of superstructure, cantilevers, lifting platforms and viaduct. Taken from 1886-1887 by Philip Phillips, son of one of the contractors. Silver gelatin prints.

Date created: 1886

Date created: 1886-1887

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(2) Tay Bridge enquiry [ID: 74465507]

91 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.

Author: Great Britain. Board of Trade