Monday, June 3, 2013

Forth Bridge Edinburgh Scotland 1902 Postcard

Forth Railway Bridge
Work began on this enormous cantilever construction in 1882.  Designed by Sir John Fowler and Sir Benjamin Baker with main spans of  1700 feet a world record for many years.  The bridge is about 5300 feet long altogether and 360 feet above high water was opened March 1890 connecting Edinburh Scotland to the north of Scotland over the Forth River.

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