The Forth Bridge - The Labour of 5000 Men (Day and Night) For Seven Years

The Forth Bridge - The Labour of 5000 Men (Day and Night) For Seven Years Edinburgh Scotland
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Stock #: 387334
Type: Postcard
Era: Real Photo
City: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 22
Engineers - Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baker Contractors - Messrs. Tancred, Arrol & Company Cost over £3,000,000 Total Kength of Viaducts Over 1 1/2 miles, inculding approaches. Two clear spans of 1710 feet ea. Two spans of 680 feet ea. Highest part above water level 361 feet. Deepest foundation below water level 91 feet. Weight of steel used 54,160 tons Number of rivets 6,500,000 Opened March 1890