Volume 7 July/August 2013 Issue No. 4
Tennessee State Capitol – a Civil Engineering Landmark, Groves – Megaprojects Expert
As part of the continuing series on cities named for civil engineers, this issue of the newsletter explains how Latrobe, Pennsylvania came to be.
I was probably the first American engineer to be educated in an actual engineering school and encouraged the development of engineering education in the United States. Read more to find the answer.
The bridge was the Great Victoria Bridge, later in 1897 renamed the Victoria Jubilee Bridge, built across the St. Lawrence River by Alex Ross, James Hodges and Robert Stephenson in 1854-1859.
After thirteen years of service to the History and Heritage Committee, twelve years as chair, Henry Petroski has announced his retirement from the committee.
The History & Heritage Committee produces a newsletter on civil engineering's history and heritage.