The building of the Erskine Road Bridge (1972). The film is available to view in the Moving Image Archive of the National Library of Scotland at https://movingimage.nls.uk/film/2208 National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive (21 mins).
This short video with fly-over drone footage shows early work on the refurbishment of the Union Chain Suspension Bridge over the River Tweed.
This video comprises a virtual tour of the museum and focuses on some of the objects held in the collection. It was prepared as part of a virtual doors open day following a request by the organisers of the Edinburgh Doors Open Open Day 2020 which had to be cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions.
A short time-lapse video showing the bridge structure being lifted into place. The bridge – crossing the River Clyde in Glasgow – was built in 2010 as part of the northern extension of the M74.
The construction of the Forth Road Bridge from initial Survey to the official opening. In 1966 the film was nominated for an Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Documentary Feature (it didn’t win). In 1965 the film won First Prize at the Sixth International Industrial Film Festival in Rouen, France. Items relating to Gordon Lang’s work […]
Working on a job that never ends – keeping the in order the the great spans of the mighty Forth Bridge. Footage of workmen painting the Forth Bridge in Scotland. British Pathé, 1930 (2.5 mins)
The Biggest Spring Clean Ever. Unique pictures – the first ever taken – of painting the Forth Bridge. British Pathé (1922)