Forth Railway Bridge 150th Anniversary

Forth Railway Bridge 150th Anniversary

An article on the BBC Scotland News website talks about the Forth Bridge opened to the public on 4 March 1890, 125 years ago.

The cantilever railway bridge which spans the Firth of Forth from nine miles (14 km) west of Edinburgh city centre to North Queensferry in Fife, is one of Scotland’s most famous and most-loved landmarks.

A fly-past by a Spitfire and an RAF Typhoon will mark the 125th anniversary at 1.25pm.

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Here is a selection of some of the best photos viewed in the article.

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Other related articles

http://digital.nls.uk/scotlandspages/timeline/1890.html

http://www.bridgesofdublin.ie/bridge-building/famous-bridges/forth-railway-bridge-1890

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