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Modern examples of road and railway bridges illustrating the most recent practice of leading engineers in Europe and America by William Henry Maw

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Published by Pub. at the offices of "Engineering," in London .
Written in English


  • Bridges,
  • Railroad bridges

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Edition Notes

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 301.3)

Statementby William H. Maw and James Dredge.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 301.3.
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17484258M

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