The Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer With an Introductory History of Roads and Travelling in Great Britain
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The Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer With an Introductory History of Roads and Travelling in Great Britain

By Samuel Smiles
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Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER II. Early Modes of Conveyance
    • CHAPTER III. Influence of Roads on Society
      • CHAPTER IV. Roads in Scotland last centuary
      • CHAPTER V. Travelling in England last century
      • CHAPTER VI. John Metcalf, road-maker.
      • THE LIFE OF THOMAS TELFORD
      • CHAPTER I. Eskdale.
      • CHAPTER II. Langholm—Telford a Stonemason
      • CHAPTER III. Arrives in London
      • CHAPTER IV. Becomes Surveyor for the County of Salop
      • CHAPTER V. Telford's First Employment as an Engineer
      • CHAPTER VI. The Ellesmere Canal
      • CHAPTER VII. Iron and other Bridges
      • CHAPTER VIII. Higland Roads and Bridges
      • CHAPTER IX. Telford's Scotch Harbours
      • CHAPTER X. Caledonian and other Canals
      • CHAPTER XI. Telford as a road-maker
      • CHAPTER XII. The Menai and Conway Bridges
      • CHAPTER XIII. Docks, Drainage, and Bridges
      • CHAPTER XIV. Southey's tour in the highlands
      • CHAPTER XV. Mr Telford's later years—His death and character
      • PREFACE
      • EARLY ROADS AND MODES OF TRAVELLING.
      • CHAPTER I. OLD ROADS.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • CHAPTER VI.
    • LIFE OF THOMAS TELFORD.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
      • CHAPTER XV.
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