Monday, 14 April 2008
Joseph Anderson Ancestry Tour of Scotland
Joseph Anderson Ancestry Tour of Scotland. This interesting gravestone can be found in Auchtermuchty Churchyard, Fife, Scotland. Joseph L. Anderson, Lost in the Tay Bridge Disaster, 28th December, 1879. Body found near Wick four months after. Interred here 28th April, 1880.
Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay. Reinvestigating the Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879. The book describes in great detail the events leading up to he Tay bridge disaster of 1879. The subsequent public Inquiry provides the answers to why the disaster occurred, which the author provides in the form of extracts from the main witnesses. The reinvestigation confirms their cncluisons that the bridge was badly designed, built and maintained. The book concludes by examining the aftermath and modern disasters which show the importance of forensic methods in understanding them, and learning the lessons so as to prevent further accidents. Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay: Reinvestigating the Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879 (Revealing History).
The Bridge Is Down. The Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879 as Reported in Transcripts of the Public Enquiry. The collapse of the Tay Bridge in 1879 was one of Britain's most notorious railway disasters. The transcripts of the Committee of Inquiry, held 125 years ago in 1880, reveal the first-hand accounts of the people concerned, from the bridge's designer to railway staff, providing a unique first-hand insight into the building, destruction and rebuilding of the bridge. The Bridge Is Down: The Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879 as Reported in Transcripts of the Public Enquiry (Railway Heritage).
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