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Construction of the Victoria Tubular Bridge

Medium: journal article
Language(s): en 
Issue: Canal History and Technology Proceedings", , n. 20
Page(s): 5-52

This paper traces the design evolution and construction of the 2,009m long tubular railway bridge erected across the St. Lawrence River at Montreal in 1854-59. It relates how the world's then greatest bridge construction projet was transformed from a looming failure into a triumph of bridge construction engineering through the introduction of innovative steam-powered construction machinery.

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