The Iron Bridge
Symbol of the Industrial Revolution
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Iron Bridge by Barrie Trinder
Book DescriptionThe first bridge ever to be built of iron, in 1779, is perhaps the most important industrial monument in Britain. The bridge changed the pattern of communications in its area, and attracted thousands of sightseers. The first book with this title marked the bicentenary in 1979, explaining the conception, design and construction of the bridge and its social impact. However, since then, so much new evidence has required a completely new account. Of the iron bridges built in the half century after 1781, this book identifies nearly twice as many as the first edition. The definitive history by the two authors best qualified to write it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781860772306
(276mm x 219mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Phillimore & Co Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Barrie Trinder
Neil CossonsandBarrie Trinderworked together at Ironbridge between 1971 and 1983, the former as Director of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum and the latter as the Museum Trust's Honorary Historian. During that time they jointly directed the First International Congress of the Conservation of the Industrial Monuments and were co-authors of the first edition of this book"
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