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Findhorn Viaduct (Forres)

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at Forres, east of Inverness.

This is not the same as Findhorn Viaduct at Tomatin.

Designed by Joseph Mitchell for the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Rly. Ironwork from William Fairbairn and Sons. Opened 18 August 1858.

Three 150 ft spans of wrought iron box girders across the River Findhorn.

See CANMORE entry for Forres, Findhorn Viaduct, which provides a map, photos, and historical information.

See also Torksey Viaduct, which provides earlier examples of Fairbairn & Co's wrought iron girders. Torksey differs in having cellular construction at the top of girders.


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