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The Life of Thomas Telford

Civil Engineer with an introductory history of roads and travelling in Great Britian

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Author: Samuel Smiles
Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 103,119 / 307 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.2
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 582
mnybks.net#: 6486
Genres: Biography, History
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e Erects St. Mary Magdalen Church, Bridgenorth Telford's design Architectural tour Bath Studies in British Museum Oxford Birmingham Study of architecture Appointed Engineer to the Ellesmere Canal

CHAPTER VI.

The Ellesmere Canal

Course of the Ellesmire Canal Success of the early canals The Act obtained and working survey made Chirk Aqueduct Pont-Cysylltau Aqueduct, Telford's hollow walls His cast iron trough at Pont-Cysylltau The canal works completed Revists Eskdale Early impressions corrected Tours in Wales Conduct of Ellesmere Canal navigation His literary studies and compositions

CHAPTER VII.

Iron and other Bridges

Use of iron in bridge-building Design of a Lyons architect First iron bridge erected at Coalbrookdale Tom paine's iron bridge Wear iron bridge, Sunderland Telford's iron bridge at Buildwas His iron lock-gates and turn-bridges Projects a one-arched bridge of iron over the Thames Bewdley stone bridge Tougueland Br

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