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By Bernard Dumpleton,Muriel Miller

Few males have rightly earned the name of genius, yet one needs to definitely be Isambard state Brunel. In his brief lifetime he pioneered the railways, equipped bridges, tunnels and termini. He additionally equipped 3 ships - theGreat Western, Great Britain and Great jap. each contributed extra to the improvement of maritime engineering than the other vessel equipped earlier than or given that. This ebook tells the tale of Brunel and his 3 ships, from the time that the nice Western constructed from a dream to a truth, until eventually the hot years. In 1970 the good Britain, the one one of many 3 surviving, was once rescued from a windswept cove within the Falkland Islands and taken domestic to Britain. She used to be restored in Bristol, within the similar dock during which she was once outfitted, and he or she now seems precisely as she did in 1843. There she's going to remain, a proud instance of British engineering within the 19th century and a becoming memorial to her amazing designer.

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