The Lamp-post in the High Street in South Queensferry.

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The 2.5 km. (1.5 mile) Forth Railway Bridge, the world’s first major steel bridge, with its gigantic girder spans of 521 m. (1710 ft.) ranks as one of the great feats of civilization. It was begun in 1883 and formally completed on 4 March 1890 at a cost of £3,200,000 (£235,000,000 today).

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Comments (55)

hlegallais on March 20, 2012

belle vue, like, Hervé

Amelia Royan on March 21, 2012

Un grand merci Hervé. J'aime toujours regarder par-dessus la rivière pour Fife où j'ai vécu quand j'étais un enfant.

Amitiés, Amelia

NO VIEWS LittleNAJI on March 21, 2012

Una genial vista de este puente! ME LIKE! Toni!

Amelia Royan on March 21, 2012

Buenas noches Toni, gracias por su visita y elogio. Estoy encantado de leerlo.

Saludos, Amelia

Michael 安路 on March 23, 2012

Fabulous beauty. Beautiful picture. Like. Michael.

Amelia Royan on March 23, 2012

Thank you Michael, I am delighted that you liked it.

Greetings, Amelia

Christos Theodorou on March 28, 2012

A lovely photo, well composed - Greetings.

Amelia Royan on March 30, 2012

I am delighted to read your compliment Christos - thank you.

Have a lovely weekend. :))

Greetings from the UK, Amelia

ALLWO - I LIKE PANOR… on April 11, 2012

Hallo Amelia - Dein schöner Blick auf die interessante Brücke ist Dir sehr gut gelungen - Die Laterne im Vordergrund ist eine schöner Vordergrund - Beste Grüße und L 23 von Wolfgang -

Amelia Royan on September 28, 2012

Many thanks for your praise and L23 Wolfgang, and many apologies for this late reply!

Beste Grüße, Amelia

njellis on October 19, 2012

Smaller world :-)

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/25533415

Yours is better - nicer day!

Amelia Royan on October 19, 2012

We seem to have been walking the same paths Njellis - many times! :))

Have a great weekend, Amelia

Joe Son of the Rock on April 4, 2014

LIKE 25. I have taken an almost identical shot, Amelia. As Voltaire once said Les Beaux Esprits se rencontrent. LOL. Cheers, Joe

Amelia Royan on May 5, 2014

I think this view is taken by all spirit visitors to South Queensferry Joe. They tell me they're looking for a good malt. LOL

Cheers, Amelia

Joe Son of the Rock on May 6, 2014

They can find a good malt here, Amelia! LOL. Cheers, Joe

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 29, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Amelia Royan
    • Camera: Canon EOS 30D
    • Taken on 2011/09/25 12:49:20
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 20.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash

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