The railway bridge of the silvery Tay, and other disasters
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The railway bridge of the silvery Tay, and other disasters by William McGonagall

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Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Scotland -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Poems.

Statementselected from the works of William McGonagall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4970.M45 R3
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5456152M
ISBN 100722159226
LC Control Number73158432

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The Bridge of the Silvery Tay, For that would be most awful to be seen Near by Dundee and the Magdalen Green. Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay! And prosperity to Messrs Bouche and Grothe, The famous engineers of the present day, Who have succeeded in erecting the Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay, Which stands unequalled to be seen/5. Examples. An example of modern vintage is the publication of The High Girders in by the journalist John Prebble concerning Tay Bridge Disaster of Decem , one of the worst ever disasters on the rail network in Britain. It is a well composed book and written with good documentary accuracy, the author having accessed the many documents which have survived, especially the massive. Plans for a bridge over the Tay to replace the train ferry service emerged in , but the first Tay Bridge did not open until It was a lightweight lattice design of relatively low cost with a single 28 December , the bridge suddenly collapsed in high winds. The incident is one of the greatest bridge-related engineering disasters to have s: Firth of Tay. Reinvestigating the Tay Bridge Disaster of Author: Peter Lewis; Publisher: The History Press ISBN: Category: Transportation Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Over years ago, barely a year and a half after the Tay Railway Bridge was built, William McGonnagal composed his poem about the Tay Bridge Disaster, the poem about Britain's worst-ever civil engineering disaster.

  In my recent book, “Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay” (Tempus Publishing), I attempt to put an end to the uncertainty. By reexamining the wealth of surviving evidence—in particular the photographic archive and the records from the formal accident investigation of —I reassess the various theories of how and why the bridge. Buy The Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay and Other Disasters. by McGonagall, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William McGonagall.   John Laurie reads Railway Bridge Of The Silvery Tay by McGonagall.   William McGonagall Performs His Tribute to the Most Beautiful Railway Bridge Over The Silvery Tay In , Featuring a brief guest-appearance of .