Thomas Telford: Master Builder of Roads & Canals (Feb)

Thomas Telford: Master Builder of Roads & Canals


Thomas Telford's life was extraordinary: born in the Lowlands of Scotland, where his father worked as a shepherd, he ended his days as the most revered engineer in the world, known punningly as The Colossus of Roads. He was always intensely proud of his homeland and was to be in charge of an immense programme of reconstruction for the Highlands that included building everything from roads to harbours and even designing churches. This biography explores is successes across Great Britain.
  • Stock No
  • 60072
  • 9781399020732
  • Author
  • Anthony Burton
  • Format
  • PB
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