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Newsletter on the History and Heritage of American Civil Engineers

Volume 8 March/April 2014 Issue No. 2

FEATURED ARTICLES

Almanac: Tunnel Vision Clears Air - A Border is Set

 Almanac collage of Ellicott's Stone and Clifford Holland

Clifford Holland’s pioneering engineering made long vehicular tunnels possible; Ellicott’s Stone set the border between the U.S. and Spanish territory.

I Kept the RRs Going during Civil War- Who Am I?

 Sometimes I was called 'Lincoln's Railroad Man.'

Hint: Sometimes I was called “Lincoln’s Railroad Man.”

Fulton: Artist, Inventor and Entrepreneur

 Image of Fulton Statue

This issue’s engineer is Robert Fulton and many cities and counties around the country are named for him.

Made in England - Built in Canada: Name Me

 This cantilever bridge opened in British Columbia in 1884

Hint: This cantilever bridge opened in British Columbia in 1884.

History and Heritage Newsletters

The History & Heritage Committee produces a newsletter on civil engineering's history and heritage.