Virgil Bogue, our mystery engineer from the previous issue, was one of the leading engineers of the post-Civil War period.
Our mystery bridge was the famous Washington, D. C. Pipe Arch Bridge built by Captain Montgomery Meigs in 1860.
Roebling – an Officer and Bridge Builder; Cape Cod Canal – Success of Sea-level Canal
Roebling is located about eight miles south of Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, and on the western bank of the Delaware River and adjacent to the New Jersey Turnpike.
The History & Heritage Committee produces a newsletter on civil engineering's history and heritage.