Chinese Monk makes note of a suspension Bridge in 399 CE

A Chinese monk of the 4th Century mentioned in the account of Faxian (Fa-Hsien, Fa Hien), the note of the existence of a rope suspension bridge which crossed over the Indus River in India, and was noted to be ancient at the time the monk crossed the bridge. Continue reading

Pont Royal Bridge Built Using Open Caissons

Pont Royal bridge in Paris, France was built using open caissons in 1685. Continue reading

John Wilkinson

John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728 – 14 July 1808) was an English industrialist who pioneered the manufacture of cast iron and the use of cast-iron goods during the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading

First Cast Iron Bridge Built in England

Coalbrookedale Bridge over the River Severn in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England was the first cast iron bridge. Continue reading

First stone bridge

Pons Aemilius, built across the Tiber Riber in Rome, Italy, in 179 BCE, is considered the first stone bridge Continue reading