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South Queensferry in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Forth Rail Bridge

 
 
The Forth Rail Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
1. The Forth Rail Bridge Marker
Inscription.
International History
Civil Engineering Landmark
THE FORTH BRIDGE
Opened 4 March 1890
Engineers, Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baner
Main Contractor Tancred Arrol

Presented 27 August 1985 by
Institution of Civil Engineers
And
American Society of Civil Engineers

 
Erected 1985 by Institute of Civil Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Location. 56° 0.058′ N, 3° 23.331′ W. Marker is in South Queensferry, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is on B924. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Queensferry, Scotland KY11 1JZ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron (approx. 6.4 kilometers away); Blackness Castle (approx. 8 kilometers away); Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum (approx. 8.7 kilometers away); Grave of the Mother of Sir William Wallace (approx. 9 kilometers away); Scottish-American War Memorial (approx. 13 kilometers away); Memorial to Wallace (approx. 13.2 kilometers away); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (approx. 13.2 kilometers away); John Knox (approx. 13.4 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
2. The Forth Rail Bridge
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
3. The Forth Rail Bridge
The Forth Rail Bridge - Aerial View image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 20, 2013
4. The Forth Rail Bridge - Aerial View
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
5. The Forth Rail Bridge
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
6. The Forth Rail Bridge
The Forth Rail Bridge - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
7. The Forth Rail Bridge - Wide View
<i>The Naval Base and The Forth Bridge from South Queensbury</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
8. The Naval Base and The Forth Bridge from South Queensbury
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   8. submitted on . • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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