ISBN-10:
0521135397
ISBN-13:
9780521135399
Pub. Date:
03/04/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Charles Blacker Vignoles: Romantic Engineer

Charles Blacker Vignoles: Romantic Engineer

by K. H. Vignoles

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ISBN-13: 9780521135399
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/04/2010
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. The infant ensign, 1793-1817; 2. South Carolina and Florida, 1817-23; 3. The Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1823-27; 4. The struggle for recognition, 1827-32; 5. The Dublin and Kingstown Railway and the Irish Railway Commission, 1832-9; 6. The North Union, the Midland Counties railways, and the Vignoles rail, 1834-9; 7. The Sheffield and Manchester disaster, 1835-40; 8. The difficult years, 1841-4; 9. The 'Railway Mania', 1844-6; 10. The Kiev Bridge I, 1846-9; 11. The Kiev Bridge II, 1849-53; 12. The last works, 1847-63; 13. The end of a career, 1863-75; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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