This is a transcription of an article detailing the construction of the original Forth Road Bridge, now known to all as Kincardine Bridge. The article was first published in 1937, just a year after the bridge opened, and offers a fascinating contemporary insight in to the building process.
This version of the article has been created by obtaining a copy of the original magazine and using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to generate the text. The images have been scanned at high resolution and are reproduced here at lower resolution to aid downloading. The layout has been changed from the original article in order to assist with displaying it on this website. If you would like to see the article in its original format you can find it at the wonderful Wonders of World Engineering website.
Our thanks to Will Anderson for purchasing the magazine and scanning the relevant sections for us. We are happy for anyone to use this information for their own personal research and ask that you contact us to let us know, as we are always pleased to hear from those who have enjoyed our work.