Tay Bridge, Dundee, c 1890.

Tay Bridge, Dundee, c 1890.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

This bridge was the second bridge to be built across the Firth of Tay. The first bridge collapsed on 28 December 1879, while a passenger train was crossing the bridge. All the crew and passengers were killed, an event which inspired a terrible poem by William McGonagall. At that time it was the longest bridge in the world, at 2 miles long. The bridge was rebuilt between 1882 and 1887.

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