Landmarks in Public Works Engineers and Their Works in New South Wales 1884-1914 -edited by-
Lenore Coltheart & Don Fraser. ISBN 0868062960. Covers Harbours and Rivers: Walter Shellshear; On the removal
of bars from the entrances to our rivers
(Walter Shellshear); Alexander Brown Portus; Centrifugal pump dredging in New South Wales (A B Portus); Henry
Richard Carleton; New South Wales lighthouses. Bridges: Timber bridge construction in New South Wales (Percy Allan);
Henry Harvey Dare; Recent road-bridge practice in New South Wales (H H Dare); Percy Allan; The Pyrmont Bridge
Sydney NSW (Percy Allan). Railways and Transport Planning: Henry Deane; Economical railway construction in New South Wales
(H Deane); James Waller Roberts; Recent departmental practice in the design of steel railway bridges required for the waterways
of the North Coast Railway, NSW, including some notes on their manufacture (J W Roberts); John Job Crew Bradfield; Linking
Sydney with North Sydney (J J Bradfield). Dams and Water Supply: Cecil West Darley; Curved concrete walls for storage reservoirs
(C W Darley); Ernest Macartney de Burgh; The practical work of starting a great engineering enterprise (E M de Burgh). Bibliography.
Glossary of engineering terms. (Public Works Department NSW History Project. Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1987)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 144 pages. A few spots of light foxing on first and last few pages.
Dust jacket stretched on edges. Else very good.
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