NT1281 : Mr Mowlem unwraps it all

taken 12 years ago, near to North Queensferry, Fife, Great Britain

Mr Mowlem unwraps it all
Mr Mowlem unwraps it all
The Jamestown Viaduct. The bridge at Inverkeithing is unwrapped. Mowlem completed the bridge refurb [last year LinkExternal link]. The old pale puce green has given way to a very familiar Red Oxide of Iron hue. Hmmm. Dare I say a "off the back of a lorry" surplus tin from the current refurb of the Forth rail Bridge? What a great colour. Industrial Red Oxide. Craig & Rose (est 1829) lovingly gave their product for the first 100 years or so to the bridge. Today Craig and Rose are a very modern paint manufacturer - LinkExternal link

In this pic, the finishing touches are applied to the area known as "Ferry Toll". What a busy little geograph showing varied transport modes in one. Trains, buses and automobiles. In the background, under the bridge, you might make out the breakers yard for seagoing vessels. Had I been here a second earlier and pointed due East then an orange liveried Easyjet 737 might have also crept into the frame.

Ferry Toll Park and Ride: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 March, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 15 March, 2006
Category
Railway bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 125 819 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.3195N 3:24.3213W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 124 818
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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