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Sweat and inspiration : pioneers of the industrial age

Author: Martin Worth
Publisher: Stroud : Sutton, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the great engineering pioneers of the 19th century who transformed the pastoral landscape of Britain in 1800 into the kind of environment we live in today. Heroic engineers and designers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Worth
ISBN: 0750926759 9780750926751
OCLC Number: 45329037
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Danger at sea; smoke on the road; the rock attacked; beneath the Thames; the light shines out; a canal in the sky; fathers and sons; dreams across the ocean; defeat and disaster; the old men bow out; no stopping the Iron Horse; trains and tunnel triumphant; end of an era; a bridge to a new world.
Responsibility: Martin Worth.

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