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Happy Birthday Forth Rail Bridge

On the 4th of March 1890 the longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Rail Bridge (the one at the back) was opened by the Prince of Wales. Construction started on the bridge in 1883 and took 7 years to complete using 10 times as much steel as the Eiffel Tower. The 1.5 mile bridge was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world at the time and was deliberately chosen to look strong, because four years before the Tay Bridge collapsed.