Cromarty Bridge Chapter 1
Various shots of migrant sea birds flying over the Cromarty Firth against a backdrop of the landscape, with ships and an oil rig. Main Titles. Map of central east Scotland. Interior and exterior of lorries, carrying prefabricated parts of the Cromarty Bridge, travelling up the A9. Aerial shot of the construction of the Cromarty Bridge. Talking head and voice-over from a bridge worker, featuring some close-up shots of the incipient bridge. Various shots of the shipping of equipment and materials to the construction site, by barges and other boats. Talking head and voice-over from a bridge worker featuring another close up shot of the bridge under construction.
Cromarty Bridge Chapter 2
Shots of the process of driving reinforced concrete piles into the bed of the Cromarty Firth followed by exterior and interior shots of these piles. Shots showing the process of aligning the bridge parts. Talking head of worker. Various shots of the bird life on the firth. Talking head and voice-over with close-up and aerial shots of the incipient bridge. Further shots of the process of driving concrete piles into the river bed.
Cromarty Bridge Chapter Three
Further shots of the Firth's bird life. Birdwatchers. Voice over with various shots of the men at work on the bridge. Snowy winter shots around the bridge and the firth. Yet more shots of the Cromarty Firth's bird life followed by further shots of the men working on the bridge. Voice over and men at work with the bridge beginning to take form.
Cromarty Bridge Chapter Four
Shots of the "Bailey launching gantry", showing how it facilitates assembly. Shots of the linking of the main beams to the bridge. Various shots showing bridge assembly. Shots of the workmen on their tea-break, followed by talking head. Shots of the foreman with his plan. Talking head and voice with interior and exterior shots of foreman's van driving onto and along the bridge.
Cromarty Bridge Chapter Five
Street scene. Close up of compositors at work. Continued shots of workmen assembling bridge. Brief close-up of a newspaper article telling how the bridge is nearing completion. Various shots of the bridge' s opening followed by long shots of the finished bridge with traffic crossing it. Credits.