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

Descriptive data for 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
Other related organisation

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Retail price
12s. (GWW, 1890)
Date of first manufacture
1889
Reading or song

The Forth Bridge (Aberdeen: G.W. Wilson, 1889)

Notes

The bridge was opened in 1890; this set was probably published in November 1889 (advertised as 'just published' in December 1889 OMLJ).

Collections

10 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

7 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3000188

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 April 2017

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