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  1. 1. BC Development Transportation Education British Columbia Provincial Transportation Projects I. K. Brunel Engineer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_BrunelElect P. Anna Paddon BC Provincial Election BC Development Transportation Education Free 100 200Level 02 13 2013. Email:paz4Tunnel@hotmail.ca
  2. 2. Thames Tunnel /wiki/File:ThamesTunnelFromWapping.jpg The Thames Tunnel in 2005 Main article: Thames Tunnel Brunel worked for several years as an assistant engineer on the project to create a tunnel under Londons River Thames, with tunnellers driving a horizontal shaft from one side of the river to the other under the most difficult and dangerous conditions. Brunels father, Marc, was the chief engineer, and the project was funded by the Thames Tunnel Company. The composition of the riverbed at Rotherhithe was often little more than waterlogged sediment and loose gravel. An ingenious tunnelling shield designed by Marc Brunel helped protect workers from cave-ins, but British Columbia Provincial two incidents of severe flooding halted work for long periods, killing Transportation Projects several workers and badly injuring the younger Brunel. The latter I. K. Brunel Engineer. incident, in 1828, killed the two http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_Brunel most senior miners, and Brunel himself narrowly escaped death. He was seriously injured, and spent six months recuperatingThe eventElect P. Anna Paddon BC Provincial Election BC Development Transportation Education Free 100 200 Level 02 13 2013.
  3. 3. Isambard K. Brunel wrote to his brother-in-law, the politician Benjamin Hawes: "Of all the Clifton Suspension Bridge spans Avon Gorge, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset. wonderful feats I have performed, since I have been in this part of the world, I think yesterday I performed the most wonderful. I produced unanimity among 15 men who were all quarrelling about that most ticklish subject— taste". Work on the Clifton bridge started in 1831, but was suspended due to the Queen Square riots caused by the arrival of Sir Charles Wetherell in Clifton. The riots drove away investors, leaving no money for the project, and construction ceased.Brunel did not live to see the bridge finished, although his colleagues and admirers at the Institution of Civil Engineers felt it British Columbia Provincial would be a fitting memorial, and started to raise new funds and to Transportation Projects amend the design. Work recommenced in 1862 and was I. K. Brunel Engineer. completed in 1864, five years after http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_Brunel Brunels deathIn 2011 it was suggested, by historian and biographer Adrian Vaughan, that Brunel did not design the bridge, asElect P. Annabuilt, as the Provincial Election BC Development Transportation Email:paz4Tunnel@hotmail.ca eventually Paddon BC later changes
  4. 4. BC Development Transportation Thank You British Columbia Provincial Transportation Projects I. K. Brunel Engineer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_BrunelElect P. Anna Paddon BC Provincial Election BC Development Transportation Education Free 100 200Level 02 13 2013. Email:paz4Tunnel@hotmail.ca
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