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Slide set: The principle and construction of the Forth Bridge (lecture: G.W. Wilson, 12 slides, 1889)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Longitudinal Section
Slide 2
Tableau of Principle
Slide 3**
Cross Section at Pier
Slide 4
Skeleton Plan, Showing Taper
Slide 5**
Caissons Floating out
Slide 6
Foundations, Queensferry
Slide 7
Cantilever, Upright Part
Slide 8**
Mode of Building Out Cantilever
Slide 9**
Progress of Work
Slide 10**
End of Shore Cantilever
Slide 11

no image available
Slide 12**
Bridge Completed
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
October 1890
The optical magic lantern journal: volume 2 number 17 (October 1890), v

“12 Slides (half of them drawings, and half of them from the actual building), describing the Principle and Construction of this remarkable Bridge.”

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Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 April 2017

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