It started life as a practical joke, then it became a major tourist draw.
Tay Road Bridge 50th anniversary
Hundreds of Dundonians celebrated the Tay Road Bridge's 50th anniversary on sunny Sunday.
Dundee University students have marked the Tay Road Bridge's 50th anniversary by giving the structure a colourful makeover.
A film taken by a war hero motorist as he sailed on the last ever Fifie ferry crossing on the Tay will feature as part of the Tay Road Bridge 50th anniversary commemorations on Sunday.
A procession of Harley-Davidson bikes is just one of the events taking place on Sunday to mark the Tay Road Bridge's 50th anniversary.
Exactly 50 years ago, on August 18 1966, the Tay Road Bridge was officially opened.
Michael Alexander takes Hugh Pincott - the first private car driver to cross the Tay Road Bridge on August 18, 1966 - on a trip down memory lane by recreating the crossing that took place 50 years ago today.
As the Tay Road Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander visits the command centre in Dundee to meet some of those responsible for keeping the bridge in good working order.
As final preparations are made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge, Michael Alexander speaks to some of those who were involved in its construction and opening.
Not one but two local icons come under the spotlight in this Saturday's new-look Courier Weekend magazine.