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Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the north viaduct girder being raised from its stone pier bases at Inchgarvie, with a caisson on the launchway in the foreground.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of the pumping out Queensferry north west caisson. A view of the inside of the caisson with men and boys watching.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of two men and a boy on temporary wooden staging suspended 360 feet above the sea, riveting the thickest pieces of metal on the bridge together at the top of a cantilever.

Forth Bridge Construction
View of pumping out Queensferry North West Caisson with men posed, one in the centre, others around the caisson.

Forth Bridge construction
Damaged photograph of the Fife cantilever of the Forth Bridge, looking upwards, with the massive skewback sliding base at the bottom.

Forth Bridge Construction
Bedplate at Queensferry north east pier.

Forth Bridge Construction
View over field of the three piers with Inchgarvie pier and island and Fife pier obscured by sea fog.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of the view of south central girder [extending from Inchgarvie cantilever] taken from Queensferry cantilever, showing the gap that needs to be connected between the two. Jubilee crane is in use on the girder.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of a brigger's eye view from within a cantilever of a tube and platform on the Forth Bridge during construction.