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033/034/035 - Royal Albert Bridge

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Sixteen drawings on one sheet including plans, elevations and sections of East and West Abutments, Pier No.1 West and Main and Centre Pier sections and end elevations including Plinth plans.

[1845-1859]

Six drawings on one sheet. First three drawings are for Pier No. 1 west and are all different sections showing progress of construction from July 1st 1854 to September 1st 1854, last three drawings are for Pier No. 3 and are all different sections showing progress of construction between 1st January 1854 and May 1st 1854.

01 January 1854

Sketch of east side Pier No.1 coffer dam below high water spring tide

15 January 1858

Two separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is dated 02 June 1858, title unclear [proposed alternate two plates coloured red under the end of tubes] and drawing of inner and outer plates. Second drawing is of position of standard castings under ends of tube No. 1 and plan of platform with scale being eight feet to an inch.

02 June 1858

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of a section for the attachment of the bottom of the 9ft cylinders to the 10 feet, second drawing is of a plan. Two additional unlabelled drawings of the connection of the cylinders. [RP Brereton 18 Duke Street]

25 October 1855

Three drawings on one sheet of straps at bottom of 10ft cylinder. Drawing is signed by [RP Brereton 18 Duke Street]

23 November 1855

One drawing on one sheet showing section of location of pumps in 10 foot cylinder.

18 December 1855

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of Straps at the bottom of the 10ft Cylinder, one of 5 straps are at each alternate stiffening rib. Second drawing shows Downholders to the bottom of 10ft cylinder. Third drawing shows sections of washers and vertical tie bars in main side piers

30 November 1855

Drawing is of ten foot, nine foot and six foot cylinders and the [junctions or joins] between them including air pump.

1845-1859

Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of cylinder 14' 6" from top, second drawing is an elevation of the vertical joint of top edge of cylinder showing a crack.

26 July 1856

Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of cylinder 14 feet from the top, second drawing is of elevation inside at AB showing crack.

1845-1859

Two separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of section of the River Tamar at Saltash on Centre line of bridge. Second drawing is a diagram shewing range of Spring and Neap tides during the summers of 1854, 55, 56 and 57.

1848-1857

Two separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of diagram of tides at Devenport for the month of August 1857. Second drawing is of Saltash Bridge, diagram shewing range of tubes during the summers [April to September] of 1854, 1855 and 1856.

1854-1857

Drawing is of an elevation of the Royal Albert Bridge showing the incremental raising of the spans and girders between September 1857 and January 1859.

September 1857

Four separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is two drawings of arrangement of links and ends of main chains, scale one and a half inches to a foot. Second drawing is of sections of tube dated 24 June 1857. Third drawing is of end of tube and alterations in bends of plates dated 28 December 1855 with a scale of one inch to a foot. Fourth drawing has two drawings of [fitting of plates for centre of tubes] with a scale of two inches to a foot and dated 20 February 1857.

1855-1857

Two separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of horizontal movement of the first tube showing both results for the west and the east observed 14 times between July 12th and August 8th. Second drawing is of testing tube no. 1 with sections to shew depression of cast iron below standards at ends of tube during testing observed 6 times between July 9th and August 4th.

01 July 1857

Drawing is of three covering plates from the centre and two sections. Royal Albert Bridge

17 August 1855

Two separate drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of testing the first tube boning of struts showing results for east and west observed 8 times between July 10th and July 27th. Second drawing is of [Mr Scott's Engine].

[1847]

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