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(1) Imaginative depiction of the completed Forth Rail Bridge

(2) next >>> No. 2No. 2Fife S.W. skewback & tubes in  construction, 7 Sept. 1886

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(1) Imaginative depiction of the completed Forth Rail Bridge

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(1) Imaginative depiction of the completed Forth Rail Bridge
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DescriptionPhotograph of the Firth of Forth with artists' imaginative depiction of the completed Forth Rail Bridge. This is effectively the title-page to the whole volume.
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Forth Bridge illustrations 1886-1887
Description40 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.
ShelfmarkRB.l.229
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Scottish Bridges
DescriptionPhotographs showing the building of the Forth Bridge, taken from 1886-1887, and the Tay Bridge after its collapse in 1879.