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Brunel"s Royal Albert Bridge

a study of the design and construction of his "Gateway to Cornwall" at Saltash

by John Binding

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Published by Twelveheads Press in Truro .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Royal Albert Bridge (Saltash, England),
  • England,
  • Saltash
    • Subjects:
    • Brunel, Isambard Kingdom, 1806-1859.,
    • Railroad bridges -- England -- Saltash -- Design and construction.,
    • Royal Albert Bridge (Saltash, England)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 148) and index.

      Statementby John Binding.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG64.R69 B56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL459327M
      ISBN 100906294398
      LC Control Number98176994
      OCLC/WorldCa39270064


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