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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. 55° 59.447′ N, 3° 23.034′ W. Marker is in South Queensferry, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker is on B924. Touch 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 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Briggers Memorial (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); A Rough Ride (about 150 meters away); The Royal Navy in the Forth (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Forth Bridge (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); John Reid (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); In Gratitude (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Queensbury War Memorial (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron (approx. 5.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Queensferry.
 
Also see . . .
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 1, 2011
2. The Forth Rail Bridge

1. Forth Bridge on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. National Railway Heritage Awards. (Submitted on December 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. Saltire Awards. (Submitted on December 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
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
Plaques on the Southern Pier image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 25, 2018
9. Plaques on the Southern Pier
Plaque on the Southern Pier image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 25, 2018
10. Plaque on the Southern Pier
National Railway Heritage Awards
www.nhra.org.uk
NHRA
The Chairman’s Special Award
presented to
Balfour Beatty And Network Rail
for the
Forth Bridge Restoration Project
by
Simon Jenkins
Chairman of The National Trust
Plaque on the Southern Pier image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 25, 2018
11. Plaque on the Southern Pier
Saltire Award
for
Civil
Engineering
2012
ice
The Forth Rail Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 4, 2018
12. The Forth Rail Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 255 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   8. submitted on July 21, 2015.   9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on December 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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