National Geographic : 1946 May
Railroad Bridge and Automobile Ferry Serve Edinburgh as Short Cuts to the Firth ofForth's North Shore Finished in 1890, the bridge is 1/2 miles long and 361 feet high. From it, train passengers sometimes pitch pennies forluck. Inthe first Luftwaffe raid onBritain, a dozen bombers struck in vain at the span. At South -Queensferry, Robert the Bruce glides into her dock (page 577).