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Tay Bridge Disaster : the people's story

Author: Robin Lumley
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On Sunday, 28 December 1879, the 5.27 mail and passenger train from Burntisland to Dundee went out across the world's longest bridge o a black, fierce night, only to to be dashed to pieces in the River Tay as the bridge collapsed during one of the worst storms in Scottish history. The Tay Bridge Disaster remains to this day the worst catastrophic failure of a civil engineering structure in Britian-- the land  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lumley
ISBN: 0752499467 9780752499468
OCLC Number: 869785793
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Robin Lumley.

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ON Sunday, 28 December 1879, the 5.27 mail and passenger train from Burntisland to Dundee went out across the world's longest bridge on a black, fierce night, only to be dashed to pieces in the River  Read more...

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