Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,367 pages of information and 245,906 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Kistna Bridge

From Graces Guide

Built for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway

3,865 feet in length in 36 spans of 103 ft.

Warren truss girders constructed by Skerne Ironworks in 1870-1. Eye bars were used for the tension members, with centres specified to be accurate within 1/64" in 10 ft. Tolerance on holes and pins 0.010". Ten of the spans were fixed together for testing at Skerne Works, on wooden support piers.

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