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Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the Queensferry cantilever in an early stage of construction taken from the south shore, with the piles of plates and other materials in the foreground waiting to be used.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of Queensferry main pier, view from east of central tower. The south approach end pier can also be seen, with temporary jetty. A boat sails behind the north (right) cantilever.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the junction at end of bottom member, bay 1, Queensferry cantilever, north east corner, showing workmen pushing box girder from the temporary platform above to line up with the huge skewback joint tube below.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of a man working on a piece of the internal viaduct girders.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of a distant view of the Forth Bridge under construction taken from the South Shore showing the central columns slowly rising up and the south approach viaduct.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of Inchgarvie main pier, building of central tower and bottom members of cantilevers. Workers' buildings in foreground.

Forth Bridge construction
Damaged photograph of the main support pier of the Queensferry cantilever showing the bridge building materials stockpiled including the curved plates used on the 12ft tubes.

Forth Bridge Construction
Photograph of Queensferry main pier, view from east of central tower. The south approach end pier can just be seen, with temporary jetty. A boat sails behind the north (right) cantilever.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the Fife main pier on the Forth Bridge under construction showing the massive skewback joints and the support tubes being riveted using riveting cages and riveting machines.