Forth Road Bridge

 

Forth Road Bridge

under construction

Views from South Queensferry

1961 to 1964

Forth Road Bridge under construction, around 1963

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1961-64

Forth Road Bridge

under construction

Views from North Queensferry

1960 to 1964

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Building the Forth Road Bridge - North Queensferry  -  1960-64

Forth Road Bridge

under construction

Photos from
Bob Cowe

1962

Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962 Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962 Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962
Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962 Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962 Forth Road Bridge under construction - 1962 

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1962

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1962

Forth Road Bridge under construction  -  1962

Forth Road Bridge

Under Construction
AND
50th Anniversary of Opening

Photos from
Derek Freeman

1962-63

Derek Freeman at the top of the Forth Road Bridge Tower  -  Bridge under construction, 1962-63

1.

Looking down on Port Edgar from the South Tower of the Forth Road Bridge while tha bridge was under construction in 1962-63

2.

2014

Derek Freeman and his Youngest Son at the Top of the South Tower  -  2014

3.

View to the South from the Top of the South Tower

4.

View to the SW  -  Looking down on South Queensferry from the Top of the South Tower

5

View to the SE  -  Looking down on Port Edgar from the Top of the South Tower

6.

 

Forth Road Bridge

Recent Photos

The Forth Road Bridge  -  1

Forth Road Bridge - 1

The Forth Road Bridge  -  2

Forth Road Bridge - 2

The Forth Road Bridge  3  -  Workers

Forth Road Bridge - 3

Cloud over the ForthRoadl Bridge  -  23 September 2005

Clouds over the Forth Road Bridge

  Lamp Post and Forth Road Bridge, from High Street, Queensferry

Forth Road Bridge from High Street

 

Forth Road Bridge and Rail Bridge

Recent Photos

 The Forth Bridges  1  -  Sunset with Train

The Forth Bridges - 1

 The Forth Bridges  -  Figures on the Shore

The Forth Bridges - 2

 The Forth Bridges  -  Rail Bridge floodlit

The Forth Bridges - 3

  

Forth Road Bridge

1960s

Forth Road Bridge under construction -  seen from Port Edgar - around 1962

Under Construction - 1962

Looking east

Forth Road Bridge under construction -  seen from Queensferry - around 1962

Under Construction - 1962

Looking west

The Froth Road Bridge under construction  -  June 1963

Under Construction - 1963

Looking NW to North Queensferry

The Froth Road Bridge under construction  -  June 1963

Under Construction - 1963

Looking SW from North Queensferry

View looking north, from the top of the Forth Bridge  -  soon after the bridge was opened

Recently Opened  - mid-1960s

View to the north from the bridge

Forth Road Bridge

2011

The first 5 photos below were taken with a fisheye lens - note the curves that this lens produces, especially around the edges - on Fuji Velvia 50 film, renowned for its  vibrant, exaggerated colours.

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the North

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters at the top of the bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painter on ladder to top of bridge - 1

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters on ladder to top of bridge - 2

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painter on ladder to top of bridge - 3

The 10 photos below were also taken with a fisheye lens, on Fuji Velvia 50, but this film, was about ten years old and well past its 'use by' date.  The colours did not reproduce well, so I've converted them to sepia (and in one case to black and white)..

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Ladder inside the tower
 to the top of the bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Ladder inside the tower
 to the top of the bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

George Hamilton + View to the South

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painting the Bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painting the Bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painting the Bridge

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the South

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the North

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

George Hamilton +
View to the South down the Cable

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Looking North down the Cable

The 11 photos below (like most of my photos since 2005) were taken on a Canon SLR digital camera.  For these, I used a wide-angle (10-22mm) lens on a Canon EOS7D

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

George Hamilton

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painter at Work - 1

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painter at Work - 2

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters at Rest - 1

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters at Rest - 2

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters with masks

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

Painters without masks

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the South

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the North

William Poulton + View to the NE

Forth Road Bridge  -  2011

View to the West

 

Queensferry

Three bridges across the Forth

1.

Three Bridges

The two existing bridges across the Firth of Forth at Queensferry and (on the screen) an artist's impression of the third bridge there, 'The Queensferry Crossing', due to open in 2016.

2.

Three Bridges

The two existing bridges across the Firth of Forth at Queensferry and (on the screen) an artist's impression of the third bridge there, 'The Queensferry Crossing', due to open in 2016.

3.

Three Bridges

 

Forth Road Bridge

2014

50th Anniversary
of the
 Opening of the Bridge

Torchlight Procession

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  La Barca Restaurant, South Queensferry and the start of the Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge

 1.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - The start of the Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge

2.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - The Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge 

3.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  - After walking across the Forth Bridge to Fife, caarrying thieir torches, the torch bearers are brought back to South Queeensferry in a fleet of buses. 

4.

Fireworks

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

5.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

6.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

7.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

8.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

9.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

10.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

11.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

12.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

13.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  Firework Display from the Forth Bridge, seen from Queensferry Harbour

14.

Fireworks Cruises

and the

Floodlit Forth Bridge

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Forth Belle' and its passengers at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, about to depart on a cruise to view the Forth Road Bridge Firework Display

15.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Forth Belle' and its passengers departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry on a cruise to view the Forth Road Bridge Firework Display

16.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', on its return to Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after taking its passengers on a cruise to see the firework display at thte Forth Road Bridge

17.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', on its return to Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after taking its passengers on a cruise to see the firework display at thte Forth Road Bridge

18.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge

19.

Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary Celebrations, September 2014  -  The cruise boat, 'Maid of the Forth', departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, after dropping off its passengers there folowing a cruise on the Forth to view the firework display at the Forth Road Bridge

20.

Flying the Saltire for St Andrew's Day

Forth Road Bridge flying the Saltire for St Andrew's Day, 30 November 2014

29 November 2014

30 November 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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