The Forth Bridge

North Queensferry

July 2014

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The Forth Bridge towers above the houses in Main Street, North Queensferry

The Forth Bridge towering above the Houses  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Forth Sea Safaris' boat 'Vigil'  +   Lighthouse by the Harbour  +  Forth Bridge

This lighthouse on Queensferry Town Pier was built in 1817 by Robert Stevenson, was fully restored in 2010, with
a replica of Stevenson' original oil lamp.  It is the world's smallest working light tower.  See here for opening times.

The boat 'Vigil', in the yard in front of the lighthouse, is owned by Forth Sea Safaris.  Here is their web site

Boat, Lighthouse and Forth Bridge - North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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The Albert Hotel, North Queensferry

This photo was taken from Main Street, which continues, to the right of Albert Hotel, for a short distance
to Town Pier and the harbour.  The road to the left is Battery Road, leading to the Forth Rail Bridge.

The Forth Bridge and Albert Hotel  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Rocks and Floodlights beneath the northern end of the Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge and Floodlightsl  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Battery Road, North Queensferry

Leading to the Forth Bridge and the memorial to the men who died building the bridge.

Road to the Forth Bridge -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Flag beneath the Forth Bridge

This flag is in a private garden.  What is known about this flag?
It seems to represent Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Isle of Man - and where else?

See Replies

The Forth Bridge and Flag  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Flag beneath the Forth Bridge

That flag again!  The flag is in a private garden.  What is known about this flag?
It seems to represent Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Isle of Man - and where else?

See Replies

The Forth Bridge and Flag  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Forth Bridge Lift

This lift, leading to the top of the Northern Cantilever is a recent addition
to the bridge, installed during the recent restoration of the bridge.

It looks more impressive in the larger photo!

The Forth Bridge and Lift to the top of the North Cantilever  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Forth Bridge  +  Memorial Stone

This is one of two memorial stones commemorating the men who died
during the building of the Forth Bridge.  The other is at South Queensferry.

The project to find the names of the men who died was carried out by Queensferry History Group.

The Forth Bridge and Memorial to those who died building the bridge  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Front of the Memorial Stone

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in order to read the names on this memorial stone.

Back of the Memorial to those who died building the bridge  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Back of the Memorial Stone

Please see the medium size picture or large picture
in order to read the names on this memorial stone.

Back of the Memorial to those who died building the bridge  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Tour Bus at Battery Road

The Tour Bus runs regularly from central Edinburgh to South Queensferry and North Queensferry at times corresponding
 to the arrivals and departures of the Forth Belle Ferry - in this case, the 4.30 departure from North Queensferry.

Tour Bus and Forth Bridge  -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Tour Bus at Battery Road

Forth bridge on the left (and painted on the bus):  Forth Road Bridge (southern end) on the right.

Tour Bus, Forth Bridge and Forth Road Bridge -  North Queensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Cruise Liner, 'Ruby Princess' moored close to the Forth Bridge

The structure behind the liner is one of the jetties for Hound Point oil-export terminal in the Firth of Forth, Dalmeny
The hill in the background on the left of the photo is North Berwick Law, East Lothian, about 35 miles to the east.

Cruise Liner 'Ruby Princess' moored near the Forth Bridge  -  North QUeensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Cruise Liner, 'Ruby Princess' moored close to the Forth Bridge

'Ruby Princess' is owned by Princess Cruises.  Built 2008, Capacity 3,080 passengers. See this Wiki page
On the left are two of the tenders used to ferry passengers between the liner and South Queensferry

Cruise Liner 'Ruby Princess' moored near the Forth Bridge  -  North QUeensferry

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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The liner 'Black Watch' passes under the Forth Bridge

''Black Watch' is owned by Fred Olsen Cruise Line: built 1972, capacity 758 passengers.  See this Wiki page.
Here, the liner is passing under the Forth Bridge, to berth at Rosyth, on the north shore of the Firth of Forth.

Crruise Liner, 'Black Watch' passes under the Forth Bridge on her way to dock at Rosyth

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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The liner 'Black Watch' passes under the Forth Bridge

Here we zoom-in on the liner in Photo 16 above

Zoom in on a photo of Crruise Liner, 'Black Watch' passing under the Forth Bridge on her way to dock at Rosyth

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

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Tug and Cargo Ship pass under the Forth Bridge

The tug, 'Strathdon' passes under the Forth Bridge and heads upstream.
Container ship 'Charon J' heads downstream from Grangemouth to Rotterdam, its regular Thursday afternoon sailing.

The tug, 'Strathdon' passes under the Forth Bridge, heading upstream, whilst the container ship 'Charon J' passes under the bridge in the opposite direction en route from Grangemouth to Rotterdam

  Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo taken:  July 31 2014

 

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