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The Rocket. Newsletter of the Robert Stephenson Trust

Started by J Michael Taylor

0 Mar 27, 2014

George Sorocold

A biography of the early water engineer George Sorocold, written by myself and my colleague Alan Gifford has been published on the Engineer…

Started by Paul Sharratt

3 Dec 13, 2013
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Lighthouse Questionnaire

Hi, I am a final year architecture student currently doing my dissertation. I have chosen the subject of lighthouses and as part of it I ha…

Started by Lydia

1 Jan 14, 2011
Reply by Carol Morgan

Guy Maunsell

At ET we are working on a biography of Guy Maunsell ... but there's little out there on Maunsell, the man — as opposed to his work. By all…

Started by Jane Joyce

0 Jul 19, 2010

cannon street railway bridge

hello is threr anyone that could tell me how many rivets were used to build cannon street rail bridge ?

Started by steve livett

1 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Jane Joyce

Can we link Engineering Timelines to Engineering History and Heritage?

The new journal Engineering History and Heritage being launched by the ICE (NCE 5 March 2009) sounds like a great resource for the historic…

Started by Eleanor Knowles

0 Mar 30, 2009

Terrafugia Transition flying car lifts off next month ...

... or at least it's scheduled to. According to this Times Online article, the Transition can "transform itself from a two-seater road car…

Started by Nick Simons

1 Mar 27, 2009
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New photographs of Brunel's works - taken with a replica camera

Photojournalist David White has taken a series of photographs of Brunel's works in memory of Brunel's photographer, Robert Howlett, who die…

Started by Nick Simons

2 Jan 6, 2009
Reply by Nigel Dale

Should we be preparing for the documentation of geo-engineering?

The Royal Geographical Society recently noted the rise of the term geo-engineering to describe the activities connected with reducing the w…

Started by Jane Joyce

0 Dec 12, 2008

Google Earth now added to Engineering Timelines search results

If you have the browser plug-in installed, you can now view Engineering Timelines search results in Google Earth. You can download the plug…

Started by Nick Simons

0 Dec 11, 2008


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