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Cantilever Collection

"Cantilever: A Marvel of Engineering and Architectural Beauty" The Forth railway bridge at night, with its majestic cantilever design

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth railway bridge at night

Forth railway bridge at night, Queensferry, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth railway bridge

Forth railway bridge, Queensferry, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Bridge

Forth Bridge
March 1890: Pictures showing various aspects of building the Forth Bridge: its size compared with the Eiffel Tower; a demonstration of the cantilever process; a cassion being towed into position

Background imageCantilever Collection: Connel Ferry Bridge

Connel Ferry Bridge
The Connel Ferry Bridge, the worlds 2nd largest steel cantilever bridge, Argyllshire, Scotland, opened in 1903. The Ballachulish railway line closed in 1966

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Forth Bridge: Fife Pier

The Forth Bridge: Fife Pier. Free cantilever completed and central girder commenced; fixed cantilever not quite completed

Background imageCantilever Collection: Dursley-Pedersen Bike

Dursley-Pedersen Bike
The Dursley-Pedersen cantilever bicycle

Background imageCantilever Collection: Dawn breaks over the Forth Rail Bridge, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Firth of Forth

Dawn breaks over the Forth Rail Bridge, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Firth of Forth, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Railway Bridge

Forth Railway Bridge, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Forth Railway Bridge

The Forth Railway Bridge, built in 1890, Firth of Forth, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCantilever Collection: Albert Bridge London

Albert Bridge London
Connecting Chelsea and Battersea : built 1871-3 by R M Ordish using a hybrid cantilever and suspension technique. Date: circa 1880

Background imageCantilever Collection: Foyle Bridge, Derry, River Foyle, County Derry, Ireland

Foyle Bridge, Derry, River Foyle, County Derry, Ireland

Background imageCantilever Collection: Finnieston Cantilever Crane, Stobcross Quay, Glasgow, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Finnieston Cantilever Crane, Stobcross Quay, Glasgow, Scotland. Date: 1950s

Background imageCantilever Collection: Iron train bridge (Story Bridge) across Brisbane River, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Iron train bridge (Story Bridge) across Brisbane River, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Pacific

The principles of the cantilever
5311836 The principles of the cantilever; (add.info.: Engraving depicting the principles of the cantilever which was used in the Fourth bridge. Dated 19th century.); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageCantilever Collection: Travel views of Europe, between 1904 and 1938. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Travel views of Europe, between 1904 and 1938. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Travel views of Europe, between 1904 and 1938

Background imageCantilever Collection: NY, Queens, Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park

NY, Queens, Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park

Background imageCantilever Collection: USA, Louisiana, New Orleans, The Crescent City Connection (CCC)

USA, Louisiana, New Orleans, The Crescent City Connection (CCC), formerly the Greater New Orleans Bridge (GNO), cantilever bridge, over Mississippi river

Background imageCantilever Collection: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA at Crescent City Connection Bridge over the Mississippi River at dusk

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA at Crescent City Connection Bridge over the Mississippi River at dusk

Background imageCantilever Collection: Chopines, Italian, 1550-1650. Creator: Unknown

Chopines, Italian, 1550-1650. Creator: Unknown
Chopines, Italian, 1550-1650

Background imageCantilever Collection: Building the Forth Railway Bridge - Cantilever

Building the Forth Railway Bridge - Cantilever Pier -Victorian period

Background imageCantilever Collection: Demonstrating the cantilever principle of

Demonstrating the cantilever principle of the Forth Railway Bridge

Background imageCantilever Collection: Clyde Cessna with his monoplane The Comet

Clyde Cessna with his monoplane The Comet, lauded as the first aeroplane with cantilever wings in the United States. Date: 1917

Background imageCantilever Collection: View of the Queensboro Bridge from The Times Tower, New York

View of the Queensboro Bridge from The Times Tower, New York, USA Date: circa 1911

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Bridge Construction demonstrating cantilever principle

Forth Bridge Construction demonstrating cantilever principle
Forth Bridge Construction, demonstrating the cantilever principle Date: 19th century

Background imageCantilever Collection: Construction of Forth Railway Bridge - cantilever principle

Construction of Forth Railway Bridge - cantilever principle
Construction of the Forth Railway Bridge - demonstrating the cantilever principle - Victorian period Date: 19th century

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Cantilever Bridge, Latchford, Victorian period

The Cantilever Bridge, Latchford, Victorian period

Background imageCantilever Collection: DDE-90025921

DDE-90025921
Cantilever, Tahune AirWalk, 48 meters above Huon River and Forest, Tahune Forest Reserve, Southern Tasmania, Australia Date: 27/07/2006

Background imageCantilever Collection: Blackwells Island Bridge, New York City, USA, c. 1910 (b / w photo)

Blackwells Island Bridge, New York City, USA, c. 1910 (b / w photo)
5863130 Blackwells Island Bridge, New York City, USA, c.1910 (b/w photo) by Detroit Publishing Co. (1880-1920); Private Collection; American, out of copyright

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Bridge (colour photo)

Forth Bridge (colour photo)
3094917 Forth Bridge (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Forth Bridge. Postcard, early 20th century.); © Look and Learn

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland (chromolitho)

Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland (chromolitho)
736013 Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland (chromolitho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland)

Background imageCantilever Collection: On the Forth Bridge (b / w photo)

On the Forth Bridge (b / w photo)
2794715 On the Forth Bridge (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: On the Forth Bridge)

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Shah of Persia in England and Scotland (engraving)

The Shah of Persia in England and Scotland (engraving)
1046490 The Shah of Persia in England and Scotland (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Shah of Persia in England and Scotland)

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Opening of the Forth Bridge by HRH the Prince of Wales (engraving)

The Opening of the Forth Bridge by HRH the Prince of Wales (engraving)
1047117 The Opening of the Forth Bridge by HRH the Prince of Wales (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Forth Bridge (engraving)

The Forth Bridge (engraving)
1596431 The Forth Bridge (engraving) by Gilbert, John (1817-97) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Forth Bridge. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 19 October 1889)

Background imageCantilever Collection: Chopines, Italian, 1590-1610. Creator: Unknown

Chopines, Italian, 1590-1610. Creator: Unknown
Chopines, Italian, 1590-1610

Background imageCantilever Collection: Vienne, St. Jean, ca. 1861. Creator: Edouard Baldus

Vienne, St. Jean, ca. 1861. Creator: Edouard Baldus
Vienne, St. Jean, ca. 1861

Background imageCantilever Collection: Pont en Royans, ca. 1859. Creator: Edouard Baldus

Pont en Royans, ca. 1859. Creator: Edouard Baldus
Pont en Royans, ca. 1859

Background imageCantilever Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20099867

EyeUbiquitous_20099867
Scotland, Perth, Friarton road bridge over the river Tay with colourful rainbow

Background imageCantilever Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20099866

EyeUbiquitous_20099866
Scotland, Perth, Friarton road bridge over the river Tay with colourful rainbow

Background imageCantilever Collection: Marcilhac-sur-Cele - The Kings House - France

Marcilhac-sur-Cele - The Kings House - France
Marcilhac-sur-Cele - a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. It has many historic buildings, including the Maison de Roi (Kings House)

Background imageCantilever Collection: Queensboro Bridge, Blackwells Island, East River, New York

Queensboro Bridge, Blackwells Island, East River, New York, USA. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCantilever Collection: Erection of Emergency Thames Bridge, London, 1942

Erection of Emergency Thames Bridge, London, 1942. View through the bridge from the South Bank while erection of the steelwork by cantilevering was in progress

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Niagara Cantaliver Bridge, 19th century

The Niagara Cantaliver Bridge, 19th century. From The Colonial Portfolio. [The Werner Company, London]

Background imageCantilever Collection: Men in Highland dress in front of the Forth Bridge, Scotland. Artist: Underwood & Underwood

Men in Highland dress in front of the Forth Bridge, Scotland. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
Men in Highland dress in front of the Forth Bridge, Scotland. The Forth Railway bridge, which spans the Firth of Forth, was built for the North British Railway and opened on 4 March 1890

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Forth Bridge, Scotland. Artist: Excelsior Stereoscopic Tours

The Forth Bridge, Scotland. Artist: Excelsior Stereoscopic Tours
The Forth Bridge, Scotland. The Forth Railway bridge, which spans the Firth of Forth, was built for the North British Railway and opened on 4 March 1890

Background imageCantilever Collection: The Lantzan-Kiang-Hoggs Gorge, c1890

The Lantzan-Kiang-Hoggs Gorge, c1890. Illustration from The Universal Geography with Illustrations and Maps, Division XIII, (Virtue & Co Limited, London, c1890)

Background imageCantilever Collection: Forth Railway Bridge from the south-east, Scotland, c1895

Forth Railway Bridge from the south-east, Scotland, c1895. This bridge, built for the North British Railway Company, was begun in 1882 and opened on 4 March 1890



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"Cantilever: A Marvel of Engineering and Architectural Beauty" The Forth railway bridge at night, with its majestic cantilever design, stands as a testament to human ingenuity. This iconic structure, also known as the Forth Bridge or the Connel Ferry Bridge, has captured the imagination of all who lay eyes upon it. Rising gracefully over the Firth of Forth in Scotland, the Forth Bridge showcases the power and elegance engineering. Its intricate lattice girders seem to defy gravity as they support trains crossing from one side to another. As dawn breaks over this UNESCO World Heritage Site, bathed in golden hues, the sheer magnificence of this cantilever masterpiece is revealed. The Fife Pier proudly displays its strength and resilience against nature's forces. Not limited to grand structures alone, even everyday objects like the Dursley-Pedersen Bike embody cantilever principles. With its unique frame extending beyond its wheels' axis, it exemplifies balance and stability. Across continents and rivers alike, we find more awe-inspiring cantilevers. The iron train bridge across Brisbane River in Australia's Queensland state showcases how these designs can span vast distances while remaining steadfast. Closer to home in London lies another architectural gem - Albert Bridge. Its delicate yet robust construction demonstrates that even bridges can be works of art when built using cantilever techniques. Traveling back in time to Stobcross Quay in Glasgow during the 1950s brings us face-to-face with yet another marvel – Finniston Cantilever Crane. This industrial giant symbolizes progress and innovation during an era defined by technological advancements. Whether it is a railway bridge spanning a river or an elegant bicycle frame defying convention –cantilevers captivate our imaginations with their beauty and functionality. These remarkable structures remind us that through careful planning and engineering prowess, we can create wonders that stand the test of time.