Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,165 pages of information and 245,632 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Queensferry Bridge

From Graces Guide
1931. South Fixed Span.
1931. North Leaf.
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1926 Replacement for the earlier bridge, also known as the Jubilee Bridge (Queensferry), which was designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson[1][2]. Also known as the Blue Bridge. Constructed by Sir William Arrol and Co.

A double leaf Scherzer rolling bascule bridge which spans the River Dee at Queensferry, Wales.

By the 1960s shipping had ceased on the River Dee. The bridge's motors were removed and the roadway fixed permanently in place. A bypass was constructed with a new bridge which took the main traffic[3]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 08, 1938
  2. British Listed Buildings [1]
  3. The Times, Aug 29, 1959
  • Wikipedia [2]
  • Movable Bridges in the British Isles [3]