The Iron Bridge by A. Alton

Cover of: The Iron Bridge | A. Alton

Published by Hyperion Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11656090M
ISBN 100859506924
ISBN 109780859506922
OCLC/WorldCa17510355

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The authors produced the first edition to mark the bicentenary in The first bridge ever to be built of iron, inis perhaps the most important industrial monument in Britain/5. The story of the iron bridges built in the half century after has changed dramatically, and this book identifies nearly twice as many as the first edition.

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Edition 1st ed. Extent vi, p. Isbn Lccn Other physical details 1 map System control number AEW About The Novel is about a woman who tries to change the world. Maggie Foster attempts to deflect the Industrial Revolution from its destructive path by sabotaging the world's first iron bridge.

The bridge, to be built inis the collaboration of two rival ironmasters - one a Quaker, the other an armsmaker. The Iron Bridge is such a rich text, based on such weighty sources that each story demands essays and dissertations in response.

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The lodge-like interior is accented with wilderness and rustic decor, fireplaces, and warm lighting. Feisty, cunning heroine Maggie Foster travels back in time from her American commune of to the provincial town of Coalbrookdale, England,where the world's first iron bridge is.

Get this from a library. The iron bridge. [David E Morse] -- A woman from the 21st century travels back in time to England to cause the collapse of a bridge under construction.

An ecological commune in the U.S. hopes this will derail the Industrial. So, in the yearMaggie Foster arrives naked in the middle of an earthquake at Coalbrookdale in the English Midlands.

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I have had trouble putting it down!. The simply named Iron Bridge in Shropshire, England is the first arched bridge in the world to be made of iron yet is designed as though it was made of wood.

Opened in to bridge. Ironbridge, also spelled Iron-bridge, structure that is generally considered the first cast-iron bridge, spanning the River Severn at Ironbridge, near Coalbrookdale, in Shropshire, is now a British national bridge’s semicircular arch spans feet ( m) and has five arch ribs, each cast in two halves.

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ISBN Summary First published inThe Great Bridge is the classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time. Winning acclaim for its comprehensive look at the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, this book helped cement.

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