Skip to main content

Bridges: Celebrated Bridge Builders

Thomas Telford (1757-1834)

Atlas to the Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer.  Edited by John Rickman.  London:  Payne and Foss, 1838.

Call Number:  QP 18A Rare Book Room

Biographies of Great Engineers

Biographical Dictionaries

Looking for a quick summary of a certain engineer's career and projects?  Try these biographical dictionaries:

James Buchanan Eads (1820-1887)

A History of the St. Louis Bridge by C.M. Woodward.  St. Louis: G.I. Jones and Company, 1881.

Call Number:  TG 25.S15 W6 folio Rare Book Cage

Reference Assistance

Linda Hall Library Research Specialists are available all hours that the Library is open.  9-5 Central Time, Monday through Friday.

Call: 800.662.1545 or 816.926.8701

Email us at  or use the Reference Request Form.

Click here for more information about using the Library.