Published Resources Details Conference Paper
- Benjamin Wright - the Father of American Civil Engineering
- Third National Conference on Engineering Heritage 1986: Practices and Responsibilities of Engineering Heritage; Preprints of Papers
- Institution of Engineers, Australia, Barton, Australian Capital Territory, 1986, pp. 63-65
This paper describes the contributions of Benjamin Wright toward economic growth and civil engineering in America. Encompassing the Erie Canal, the Delaware & Hudson Canal connecting New York with the coal fields of Eastern Pennsylvania, the first steam railroad in the U.S.A., the Saint Lawrence Ship Canal and the first railroad in Cuba.
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- Third National Conference on Engineering Heritage 1986: Practices and Responsibilities of Engineering Heritage; Preprints of Papers (Barton, Australian Capital Territory: Institution of Engineers, Australia, 1986), 75 pp. https://search.informit.com.au/browsePublication;isbn=0858253143;res=IELENG. Details