Item MS 418/1/1 - Photograph Album

New Tay Viaduct from south west Casting of brick arching at Wormit, Tay Viaduct Tay Rail Bridge under construction Pontoon for sinking cylinders New Tay Viaduct, pontoon for sinking cylinders Pontoon floating to pier 27 New Tay Viaduct, view north from pier 31 New Tay viaduct, brick shafts Erecting superstructure Erecting superstructures, pier 14 Piers on the curve Piers from south end Isometrical drawing of piers & span Pontoon for lifting girders Transferring span New Tay Viaduct, girders transferring span Drawing out girders in yard Taking out girders Placing new girders Girders on the jetty Men on span Girders floating out span Girders leaving the jetty Tay Bridge span No 18 New Tay viaduct, girders floating out
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MS 418/1/1


Photograph Album


  • 1885-1887 (Creation)

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1 album

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Photograph album of black & white images of the Tay Rail Bridge under construction and then complete.


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 418/1/1

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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