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Bridges, canals & tunnels

Jacobs, David

Bridges, canals & tunnels

by Jacobs, David

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Published by American Heritage Pub. Co.; distribution by Van Nostrand [Princeton, N.J. in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil engineering -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Jacobs and Anthony E. Neville. Consultant: Robert M. Vogel.
    SeriesThe Smithsonian library
    ContributionsNeville, Anthony E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20933788M

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The building of canals involved the severance of land, as well as of existing roads and footpaths, so new bridges were required to solve the problem. Original canal bridges came in many forms. Often these were hump-backed, in brick or stone, with an arch accommodating the canal and towpath beneath.

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Like the earliest canal tunnel, the longest and largest canal tunnel built to date is in France. The Rove Tunnel was opened in on the Canal de Marseille au Rhône, connecting Marseille to the River Rhône.

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