Reference Entry

Telford, Thomas (1757-1834), civil engineer

Roland A. Paxton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early life | Canals | Road making | Bridge building | Suspension bridges | Railways and steam carriages | Other engineering works and public service | Publications and poetry | Professional connections and character | Lasting influence

Reference Entry.  6167 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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