Some further Photo’s of The Forth Rail Bridge, I like this bridge


The Forth Bridge was a major engineering achievements of Victorian times .Designed by Sir John Fowler and Benjamin Baker, the bridge was based on the cantilever principle, with three diamond shaped steel towers 104 metres high carrying a double railway line 46 metres above the River Forth.

The bridge took seven years to build, and contractors used 55,000 tons of steel, 194,000 tons of stone and concrete, and 7.5 million rivets to complete what is a world known landmark. Opened 4th March 1880.

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