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
    Canmore Collection item 1269313
    Place name
    Parish DUNDEE (DUNDEE, CITY OF)
    District CITY OF DUNDEE
    Region
    Country SCOTLAND
    Easting / Northing 339143,  727850
    Longitude / Latitude -2.9871077535019,  56.439003474872
    National Grid Reference NO391279
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     Lower-quadrant signal

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

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    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

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

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    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