Firth Of Forth Bridge (Scotland) Reviews
Newest Review: ... as the laying of the foundation stone then news of the collapse of the Tay rail bridge that he had been responsible for meant his time building this bridge was over. The project was handed over to Sir John Fowler and Sir Benjamin Baker and those two gentlemen gave us the amazing structure but not without cost. 57 lives were lost during the building of this huge bridge and many other injuries occurred, all in all there were 4,600 workers involved in the construction of the Forth rail bridge and in those days the loss of 57 lives from such a large group of workers on such a dangerous project was pretty much seen as par for the course. The br... more
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by - written on 11/09/08 (Very useful, 531 readings)
The forth bridges are very well known all across the world and many tourists especially Chinese tourists venture to the site of the two bridges to take photos every year. The rail bridge is famous for being the bridge that they never finish painting and rumour would have it that they paint from one side to the other then turn and head back, although that is not quite how it happens there is always some sort of painting going on at the massive structure. Building of the Forth rail bridge was interrupted by the fact that the man in charge of building it was to be removed from the job after the failure of another of his structures, Sir Thomas Bouch, ... Read the complete review
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