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James Buchanan Eads

(1820—1887)


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(1820–87).

American engineer. He pioneered the use of structural steel for a major building with the Eads Bridge, St Louis, MO. (1867–74). He also invented tests for compression and tension in steel, and devised ironclad ships for the Union side in the Civil War.

Scott & Miller (1979);Vollmar (1974)

Subjects: Art — Architecture.


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