Forth Bridges

As the Google Sightseeing team is based in Edinburgh, this was one of the first places we looked when we found out about Google Maps’ new satellite images. Disappointingly however, they seem to have missed most of Edinburgh when they were choosing high-resolution pictures, in fact Glasgow has also suffered a similar fate! Fortunately however we can still see the splendid Forth Bridge, complete with a train travelling into Edinburgh. Completed in 1890, it is commonly regarded as an engineering marvel. Just to the west of the rail bridge is the Forth Road Bridge which, while much less…

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