• Title: The Iron Bridge: Symbol of the Industrial Revolution
  • Author: Neil Cossons Barrie Trinder
  • ISBN: 9780239001870
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Iron Bridge The Iron Bridge is a bridge that crosses the River Severn in Shropshire, England.Opened in , it was the first major bridge in the world to be made of cast iron, and was greatly celebrated after construction owing to its use of the new material. In it was designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument and closed to vehicular traffic Tolls for pedestrians were collected until , when The Iron Bridge Tollhouse The Ironbridge Gorge Museums Stroll in historic footsteps on one of the world s great bridges Conservation In Action English Heritage are currently working on a m restoration project on the Iron Bridge.You can see this Conservation In Action, with the Bridge covered in scaffolding and sheeting. Ironbridge Ironbridge is a town on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, in Shropshire, England.It lies in the civil parish of The Gorge, in the borough of Telford and Wrekin.Ironbridge developed beside, and takes its name from, The Iron Bridge, a metre ft cast iron bridge that opened in . Welcome to the Ironbridge Gorge Museums birthplace of Meet the Victorians in their shops and cottages, enjoy traditionally prepared fish and chips and old fashioned sweets at Blists Hill Victorian Town Join in many school holiday ceramic workshops, design and make technology challenges and cross the world s first cast Iron Bridge. Iron Bridge Resources Iron Bridge is a junior oil and gas company focused on one of the most exciting Montney Oil plays in Western Canada. Ironworkers The , scholarship was established to provide educational funding to sons and daughters of Iron Workers members and encourage pursuit of a construction industry related degree. The Iron Bridge David E Morse The Iron Bridge David E Morse on FREE shipping on qualifying offers A unique novel traces an American ecoterrorist named Maggie Foster as she travels back in time from to in an attempt to sabotage the bridge being built across the Severn River in England Iron Bridge De Iron Bridge is de eerste gietijzeren brug ter wereld Zij overspant de Severn in het dorp Ironbridge, in Shropshire, Engeland, de bakermat van de industrile revolutie.De brug werd gebouwd tussen en Sinds is de brug alleen nog toegankelijk voor voetgangers De brug, het dorp en het omringende dal, de Ironbridge Gorge, zijn opgenomen op de UNESCO werelderfgoedlijst Iron Workers Local Iron Workers Local Union Chicago Illinois Serving Illinois for over years. Oregon Iron A Tradition of Innovation Vigor s Complex Fabrication teams have their roots in the exceptional reputation forged by Oregon Iron Works Founded in , Oregon Iron Works OIW quickly became a pioneering force in the fabrication and manufacturing industries.

    The Iron Bridge Symbol of the Industrial Revolution The first bridge ever to be built of iron in is perhaps the most important industrial monument in Britain The bridge not only changed the pattern of communications in the area it attracted tho
    The first bridge ever to be built of iron, in 1779, is perhaps the most important industrial monument in Britain The bridge not only changed the pattern of communications in the area, it attracted thousands of sightseers, many from overseas for no structure of its time so caught the public imagination The authors produced the first edition to mark the bicentenary in 197The first bridge ever to be built of iron, in 1779, is perhaps the most important industrial monument in Britain The bridge not only changed the pattern of communications in the area, it attracted thousands of sightseers, many from overseas for no structure of its time so caught the public imagination The authors produced the first edition to mark the bicentenary in 1979, explaining the conception, design and construction of the bridge, the technological background, the people involved, its effect and its social impact However, in the two decades since then, so much new evidence has come to light that they have now produced a completely re written new account The story of the iron bridges built in the half century after 1781 has changed dramatically, and this book identifies nearly twice as many as the first edition.

    One Reply to “The Iron Bridge: Symbol of the Industrial Revolution”

    1. What a wonderful informative book about the First Iron Bridge. Takes you on a journey of the building of the bridge, with some lovely photographs and painting throughout. Some of the reading was a little hard going at times, lots of people and dates and specifics of the bridge. An important piece of history and to think my Pop was born at Iron Bridge. On my bucket list of places to go.

    2. Having visited Ironbridge and crossed the bridge, I was interested in this book. The world's first iron bridge crossed the Severn Gorge over a river which regularly floods and washes out bridges. The restored bridge is still there today and a very handsome span it is. The photos and paintings in the book are lovely and a student of art of the period would be interested. A 'Diligence' coach firm crossed the bridge but we see only motor vehicles in photos. From the iconic bridge with its graceful [...]

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