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Thomas Telford

Laurence Meynell

Thomas Telford

the life story of a great engineer

by Laurence Meynell

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Laurence Meynell ; illustrated by Donald Forster.
SeriesMen of the modern age series -- no.8
The Physical Object
Pagination128p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15510072M

There is brilliance and beauty in Thomas Telford's work. With his revolutionary vision, Telford invented the modern road and created the backbone of our national road network, tying England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales together, resulting in his being dubbed 'The Colussus of Roads'.Author: Glover, Julian.


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Thomas Telford's life was extraordinary: born in the Lowlands of Scotland, where his father worked as a shepherd, he ended his days as the most revered engineer in the world, known punningly as The Colossus of Roads.

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Thomas Telford, versatile Scottish civil engineer whose crowning achievement was the design and construction (–26) of the Menai Bridge in Wales. Telford began his career as a mason and educated himself to become an architect. In he was appointed surveyor of public works for Shropshire, a.

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A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS BOOK MOTTO PREFACE EARLY ROADS AND MODES OF TRAVELLINGBrand: The Perfect Library. Telford was born on 9 August at Glendinning, a hill farm 3 miles west of Eskdalemuir Kirk, in the rural parish of Westerkirk, in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire.

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Born in in the Scottish Borders, his father died in his infancy, plunging the family into poverty. Telford's life soared to span almost eight decades of gloriously obsessive, prodigiously productive energy.

Few people have done more to shape our nation. Thomas Telford invented the modern road. A stonemason turned architect turned. Feb 23,  · Man of Iron: Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain Julian Glover.

This was a long awaited book – I think I put in a library request for it sometime around last June, and then slowly made my way down what seemed to be an almost endless reservation list. Index of The Life of Thomas Telford by Smiles; Previous part (2) Next part (4) making their way in the world, each man for himself.

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