Queensferry and Inch Garvie cantilever arms, showing end posts [Forth Bridge].

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Part of The Forth Bridge in its Various Stages of Construction and compared with the most notable bridges of the world. Parent record level Album/Book/Portfolio

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Time occupied in constructing Queensferry cantilever from the date of first lift made to time of connecting end-posts was two yearts and nine months. Boats as seen in the plate were purposely fitted out for conveying material to the underside of the cantilever arms from whence large quantities were raised to position.

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June 1889

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Image courtesy of University of St Andrews Library.


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Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID photo-TG64-F7P45-pl33

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