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An Historic Scotland Category A Listed Bridge

A commuter train about to leave the world famous Forth Bridge heading south towards Dalmeny Station.

Shot taken from the south end of the Forth Road Bridge in South Queensferry, Scotland.

The Forth Bridge is one of the most photographed bridges in the World (probably the most photographed bridge in Europe).

This unique steel Cantilever Railway Bridge with three diamond-shaped towers crosses the River Forth from South to North Queensferry.

The Forth Bridge is an Historic Scotland Category A Listed structure. HB Number 40370.

Construction started in 1883. The bridge was opened in 1890 at a cost of £2.5m (~£205m in today’s prices) and 57 fatalities among the construction crew (it is now believed that the actual death toll is likely to have been closer to 80).

The bridge is still in use today, carrying the railways to the north from Edinburgh. Along with the Forth Road Bridge these two bridges form the main traffic arteries north and south.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM
Handheld

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4 sets of 3 bracketed RAWs (12 images in total) individually Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.2.4 the PhotoMerged in Adobe Elements 8.

Featured in : Your Country’s Best : 20 Nov 12
Featured in : Canon DSLR : 21 Nov 12
Featured in : DSLR Camera Users Group : 31 Jan 13

Related shots can be found at:
South Queensferry, Lowland Scotland, Bridges and HDR.

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forth rail bridge, bridge, forth bridge, cantilever bridge, railway bridge, rail bridge, elevated rail track, elevated, rail track, north queensferry, south queensferry, queensferry, forth road bridge, scotland, scottish, alba, united kingdom, uk, listed, historic scotland, lothian, river forth, river, firth of forth, panorama, pano, hdr, hdri

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  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 1 year ago

    Worth the effort mate.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • Cheers Derek, much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 1 year ago

    gorgeous view!!

  • Thank you kindly Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 1 year ago

    perfect panorama

  • Thank you so much Luda …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 1 year ago

    Top quality artwork Tom!
    Spantastic :o)

  • Cheers my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesover 1 year ago

    Splendid work Tom,

  • Thank you kindly Mark …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 1 year ago

    Magnificent work Tom. Quite a production process but as DG says well worth the effort.

  • Thank you so much Colin …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Themis
    Themisover 1 year ago
    Congratulations, your work has been featured in Your Country’s Best on Tuesday the 20th November 2012
  • Thank you so much, I am honoured …

    – Tom Gomez

  • vadim19
    vadim19over 1 year ago

    wonderfully done, Tom!

  • Thank you kindly Vadim …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 1 year ago

    Great piece of work Tom

  • Thank you kindly Tim …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithover 1 year ago

    A great panoramic shot Tom. Nicely processed.

  • Very much appreciated Christine …

    – Tom Gomez

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