Thomas Telford Through Time

Thomas Telford Through Time

English | ISBN: 1445657813 | 2016 | EPUB | 96 pages | 4 MB

Before the emergence of the steam railway rocketed the likes of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Robert Stephenson - the great Victorian engineers - into the limelight, there was a 'Colossus' who dominated the engineering scene and laid the foundations for what was to follow. Thomas Telford built a series of ambitious road and canal projects, as well as many notable bridges - including the ground-breaking Menai Suspension Bridge - numerous harbour works and buildings.

Contrasting old and new images, John Christopher examines Telford's principal works to highlight his diverse, but often overshadowed, achievements. These include not only the Menai bridge, of course, but also the other masonry and iron bridges, the Ellesmere Canal with its aqueducts at Pontcysyllte and Chirk, the Caledonian Canal slicing though Scotland's Great Glen, and the A5 road running between London and Holyhead.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/rp6htj15tbi0/Thomas_Telford_Through_Time.epub.html

[Fast Download] Thomas Telford Through Time


Ebooks related to "Thomas Telford Through Time" :
JAMAICAN HOME BUILDERS GUIDE: Building a house in Jamaica
Surveying Fundamentals and Practices, 6th Edition
Managing Built Heritage: The Role of Cultural Values and Significance, 2 edition
Steel Structures: Practical Design Studies, Fourth Edition
Native American Architecture
Traditional Interiors (The Worlds of Architectural Digest)
Museums, English/Chinese Edition
Windfarm Visualisation: Perspective or Perception?
School (Reaktion Books - Objekt)
Urban Composition: Developing Community through Design
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.