The Forth Bridge, c 1930s. The Forth Bridge
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The Forth Bridge, c 1930s. The Forth Bridge is undoubtedly Britain's most famous railway landmark and its distinctive cantilever design is recognisable instantly throughout the world. Opened in 1890, it completed the East Coast railway route between London and Aberdeen. R D Stephen took a series of detailed photographs of the bridge from seemingly precarious positions.