Section of Railway Underbridge, to Fairbairn's pat
Section of Railway Underbridge, to Fairbairn's patent 11401, 1846, Half Moon Lane Bridge, Gateshead, by Robert Stephenson & Co., 1848, demolished 1976, sectioned by Vickers, Scotswood, 1994. William Fairbairn (1789-1874) devised new techniques in bridge construction and is said to have built a thousand bridges, including collaboration with Stephenson on the Britannia Bridge. See also 1975-68
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- Rennison, R.W.
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