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Forth Railway Bridge from South-East, c1890, Scotland. This bridge, built for the North British Railway Company, was begun in 1882 and opened on 4 March 1890. Cantilever and central girder design by John Fowler (1817-1898) and Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) who was also the engineer. William Arrol (1839-1913) the principal contractor. The steel for the girders was produced the by the Siemens-Martin process. Chromolithograph c1895.

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Forth Railway Bridge from South-East, c1890, Scotland.  This bridge, built for the North British Railway Company, was begun in 1882 and opened on 4 March 1890. Cantilever and central girder design by John Fowler (1817-1898) and Benjamin Baker (1840-1907) who was also the engineer. William Arrol (1839-1913) the principal contractor. The steel for the girders was produced the by the Siemens-Martin process. Chromolithograph c1895.