The Forth Bridge

50th Anniversary
of the
 Opening of the Bridge

September 2014

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Torchlight Procession

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La Barca Restaurant, South Queensferry

The start of the Torchlight Procession across the Forth Road Bridge can be seen in the Background.

 There were 2,014 places available for the Torchlight Procession on the 50th Anniversary of the bridge in 2014

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                        Photo taken:  September 13, 2014

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Torches Begin to Cross the Forth Road Bridge

Torches can be seen on the left-hand side (southern end) of the Forth Road Bridge

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                        Photo taken:  September 13, 2014

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Torches Begin to Cross the Forth Road Bridge

Torches can be seen now progressing well across the Forth Road Bridge

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Torches Begin to Cross the Forth Road Bridge

After crossing the Forth Road Bridge to Fife, the Torch Bearers, all wearing their yellow reflective jackets,
were brought back in a fleet of buses to join the 'Bridge Party' at the southern end of the bridge where
Scottish rockers, Big Country, and special guests Bwani Junction were performing.

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.

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

 

Torchlight Procession

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Fireworks

The Firework Display was scheduled to begin at 10.06pm on Saturday 13 September.

The centre span of the Forth Road Bridge has a length of 1.006 meters.

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks including a 'Waterfall'

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Fireworks

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

 

Fireworks Cruises

and the

Floodlit Forth Bridge

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Cruise Boat, 'Forth Belle' about to depart from Hawes Pier

on a cruise to view the firework display on the Forth Road 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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Cruise Boat, 'Forth Belle' departs from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

on a cruise to view the firework display on the Forth Road Bridge

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

following its return from the Fireworks Cruise

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

 

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Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

fllowing its return from the Fireworks Cruise

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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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' leaves Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

after dropping off passengers at the pier at the end of their Fireworks Cruise

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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Cruise Boat, 'Maid of the Forth' leaves Hawes Pier, South Queensferry

after dropping off passengers at the pier at the end of their Fireworks Cruise

This is 'Photo 19', converted to monochrome.

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

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken:  Sep 13 2014

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