Crossing

The Forth Bridge

1963

Crossing the Forth Bridge - 1963

   Reproduced with acknowledgement to the photographer, WAC Smith, Glasgow, and to Irwell Press, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales
This is one of the photos that appeared in 'An Illustrated History of Edinburgh's Railways' (WAC Smith + Paul Anderson).

 

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   Crossing the Forth Bridge - 1963

 

Crossing The Forth Bridge

1963

Here, the 2.40pm Edinburgh to Cowdenbeith train,  headed by V2 2-6-2 locomotive, 60882, crosses the Forth Bridge on August 18, 1963.

Due to track work on one of the lines, the train is running on the 'wrong line' as it heads north across the Firth of Forth.

 

 

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