You could span the centuries at Ironbridge

April 2004
Engineer (00137758);4/2/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7648, p86
Reports on an exhibition focusing on the history of the Iron Bridge spanning the River Severn in Great Britain. Background on the history of the bridge; Contact information.


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