Data

Tay Bridge Enquiry dataset

This dataset represents the complete descriptive metadata for the Tay Bridge enquiry, a digitised collection of 91 black-and-white photographs the wrecked piers of the Tay Bridge, which collapsed because of high winds on 28 December 1879. The images show destroyed piers and girders, wreckage of train and steam engine and other parts salvaged from the Tay. Commissioned by John Trayner on behalf of the Board of Trade.

Number of records:  91
Format:MARCXML
Published:   19/12/2016
Updated:   14/06/2017
Creator:National Library of Scotland
Contact:enquiries@nls.uk