Sunday, March 02, 2014

Construction of the Tay Road Bridge - a fascinating film!

Dundee crowds at the bridge opening - 1966
As a member of the Tay Road Bridge Joint Board, I was interested to be advised recently by the Bridge Manager that the Scottish Screen Archive has released an on-line version of a film made in 1967 recording  the construction of the Tay Road Bridge.    

There's a link to this fascinating film on the Board's website and you can access it directly here.     It is in full colour and runs for half an hour.

There are a number of other fascinating videos about the construction of the bridge and its opening ceremony, including this below that has a mix of black and white and colour footage: