SAW024468 SCOTLAND (1949). Tay Bridge, Dundee. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-west.

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Details

Title [SAW024468] Tay Bridge, Dundee. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-west.
Reference SAW024468
Date 1949
Link Canmore Collection item 1269313
Place name
Parish DUNDEE (DUNDEE, CITY OF)
District
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 339143, 727850
Longitude / Latitude -2.9871077535019, 56.439003474872
National Grid Reference NO391279

Pins

Lower-quadrant signal

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:25:15 PM
LNER 4-6-2 locomotive

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:22:02 PM
These are the column bases of the original (single track) Tay Bridge, which famously collapsed as a train passed over it on 28th December 1879. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tay_Bridge_disaster

Tiny Tim
Sunday 1st of July 2012 11:58:59 AM

User Comment Contributions

If the date is correct, this would be a British Railways train.

g-bemy
Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 03:58:18 PM
Locomotive thought to be A2 Pacific no 529 'Pearl Diver', designed by A. H. Peppercorn and built at Doncaster in 1947-1948.

MB
Friday 21st of September 2012 04:23:31 PM