|Function / usage:||
Railroad (railway) bridge
|Built in:||19th century|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Inverythan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe
The bridge collapsed due to material failure at the point of maximum bending where two cast iron girders where joined. The connection itself was not the cause of the failure, but "honeyombing" that reduced the strength of the girder at that very point.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
Relevant Web Sites
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- The Failure of Inverythan Bridge, 1882, in "Journal of the Railway and Canal Historical Society", November 2000, n. 177 v. 33
- The Great North of Scotland Railway, David St John Thomas Publisher, Nairn (United Kingdom), ISBN 0946537607, 1989