This week in 1885: The Forth Bridge

Almost 130 years after it was built it remains one of the UK’s engineering marvels. Stretching just over 2km (1.5 miles) and rising 46m above the high tides of the Firth of Forth, its scale is such a headache for those charged with repainting it that it has become shorthand for any job without end. … Continue reading This week in 1885: The Forth Bridge