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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Pyrmont Bridge, Sydney

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Built 1899-1902

The first electrically-powered swing bridge.

Percy Allan was the Engineer, with assistants J. J. C. Bradfield and Gordon Edgell

The contractors for the steelwork were S.A. des Ateliers de Construction de Hal, of Hal, near Brussels, Belgium. [1]

The bridge was described in great detail in 'The Engineer' 1917 (26 January, 2, 9 & 12 February).

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer, 16 Feb 1917