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032 - Forth Bridge

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Two drawings on one sheet showing dimensions of SE caisson. Including textual information and calculations describing: weight when being floated to Garvie; weight when being launched and weight required to sink caisson 37 feet.

1882-1889

Eight drawings showing sections and elevations of the Inch-Garvie bottom member between pier of the Forth Bridge.

1882-1889

Forth Bridge Diagrams of Stresses. Setresses and Sections for: central girder and cross bracing between struts of cantelevers. Tables of stresses and sections for: vertical ties from crossings of diagonals of cantilevers, trestles at ends of cantilevers and internal viaduct. (Signed) Fowler and Baker 4 November 1889. Copy to Board of Trade.

04 November 1889

Original Drawing on paper in ink and colour wash

1882-1889

Two drawings showing a general plan and elevation view of the Forth Bridge. Also included are 4 drawings showing detail cross sections.

1882-1889

Forth Bridge General Elevation and plan showing details at rail leval and various cross sections with key measurements relating to the structure. Engineers Sir John Fowler and B Baker. Contractors Messrs Tancred, Arrol & Co. Annotated to show works executed tinted red progress to March 1st. To do to September 1st 1888 in blue.

01 September 1888

Nine drawings on 1 sheet showing greatest stresses and strains, sections of bridge and plans of bracing of bottom member.

17 May 1883

20 drawings altogether on 1 sheet. 8 small drawings showing cross sections of piers without train with different pressures, 4 drawings showing the plans of the superstructure with wind pressure on different sections of structure, and 8 drawings showing cross sections of piers with test load of 2 tons per running foot on whole bridge

November 1882

Forth Bridge Construction Progress Chart January - March 1887 showing progress in erecting one of the towers. Riveting shown in red, erection in blue

12 January 1887

One drawing showing detail of the connection between the diagonal bracings and the bedplate, including the location of rivet, on the Forth Bridge.

1882-1889

Two drawings showing details of bottom members between columns and the construction of the tube - Forth Bridge

1882-1889

Eight drawings showing the projected deflection of the track of the Forth Bridge under different loads at different point on the bridge.

1882-1889

Six drawings showing sections and elevations of the Queensferry E & W bottom member between skewback of the Forth Bridge.

1882-1889

One drawing showing a cross section of a bottom member of the Fife and Queensferry piers of the Forth Bridge

19 December 1883

Two drawings showing the piers of the Forth Bridge accompanied by tables showing the stress acting on them in tons and per square inch.

1882-1889

Six drawings showing sections and elevations of the Fife E & W bottom member between skewback of the Forth Bridge.

1882-1889

Drawings showing the stresses caused by varying strengths of wind acting on the Forth Bridge both with and without a train.

November 1882

Four drawings showing the area of the Forth Bridge that is affected by the force of the wind.

1882-1889

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