Tie

1993/001

Wrought iron tie taken from bottom boom of the Tay Railway Bridge

SKU: 1993/001 Categories: ,

Description

Wrought iron tie taken from bottom boom of the Tay Railway Bridge wrought iron girder in 1993.

The outer girders of the present railway bridge – from which this tie was taken – had originally formed part of the first railway bridge completed September 1877 part of which collapsed during the late evening of Sunday 28 December 1879 with the loss of 75 lives.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1993/001

Item Type

Short Description

Wrought iron tie

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1876

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

320 x 75 x 10

Donor

Date Donated

November 1993

Materials

Wrought iron

Condition

Good

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