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Girder-Making and the Practice of Bridge Building in Wrought Iron
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30 feet abutments angle and bar angle iron bar or plate bearing girders Bergslagernas Railway bolted bottom booms bottom flange bracing carried cast iron cent centre to centre composed compression Cookham Bridge cost cross girders Darlington drilled ductile edge EDWARD HUTCHINSON elongation engineer equal erection feet 6 inches feet in diameter feet spans fixed floor fracture free on board furnace girder-making girder-work hammer Huelva Pier inch thick ironwork Kistna labour lattice length longitudinal main girders material Memel Nahr-el-Kelb pig iron piles plate iron platform portion puddled puddling furnace punched river River Ouse River Tees rivet holes rivet-holes rolled iron rollers scrap screw sectional area Sections of Angle sections of iron Selby Canal shown at Fig side Skerne Company SKERNE IRON square inch steel strain strength struts superstructure SWING BRIDGE tee iron timber top and bottom various Viaduct weight whilst width wrought iron
Page 97 - Then in broad lustre shall be shown That mighty trench of living stone, And each huge trunk that, from the side, Reclines him o'er the darksome tide, Where Tees, full many a fathom low, Wears with his rage no common foe ; For pebbly bank, nor sand-bed here, Nor clay-mound, checks his fierce career, Condemn'd to mine a channell'd way, O'er solid sheets of marble grey.