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068 - Great Western Railway - River Usk Viaduct

Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Historical Engineering Collection


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Six drawings on one sheet of details of shoring for main span. Drawing is signed by Lancaster Owen, George Palmer and witness.

12 January 1886

Four drawings on one sheet of sections through cylinders. Drawing is signed by Lancaster Owen, George Palmer and a witness.

23 January 1886

Drawing is of an elevation of the piers of the viaduct sunk in the riverbed and the composition of the earth around them.

1884-1886

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of proposed bracing for plate girders, second drawing is of strengthening of shore girders, third drawing is of auxiliary cross girder for central span, fourth drawing is of additional temporary length to plate girders, adjacent to central span. Drawing is signed by Lancaster Owen, George Palmnet and a witness.

10 July 1885

Four drawings on one sheet of cylinder foundations. First drawing is of large pier, second drawing is of small pier, third and fourth drawings are of elevations of Granite Bearers. Half signatures missing [Lancaster Owen, George Palmer].

10 July 1885

Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of an elevation of viaduct showing composition of river bed at the base of the piers, second drawing is of plan of foundations of viaduct.

1884-1886

Drawing is of an elevations of the Usk Viaduct with new work approved by the Board of Trade and altered position of new work suggested by the Harbour Commission. Drawing is signed by Lancaster Owen.

09 April 1886

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