NT1378 : Forth Bridge Memorial

taken 4 years ago, near to Queensferry, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Forth Bridge Memorial
Forth Bridge Memorial
This memorial which was unveiled by First Minister Alex Salmond on 18 May 2012 commemorates the men known to have died in constructing the monumentally over-engineered Forth rail bridge. The death toll was played down at the time, but recent research has revealed at least 78 deaths. Men of all ages (from 16 to 61) and callings died, including such curious trades as "rivet catcher".
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways  People, Events  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1361 7836 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.4238N 3:23.1848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 13619 78354
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Memorial  Firth  Firth of Forth  Railway Bridge 

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