John Monash: Engineering enterprise prior to WW1.

Booth St Bridge, Bendigo. Load test of the Monier arch, August 1901.

Oblique view of the bridge from the top of the bank. Spectators are gathered on the slope. A traction engine or roller is passing over. Engineers observe gauges under the arch.

University of Melbourne Archives BWP/23797
Reinforced Concrete & Monier Pipe Co. Collection

Links: 
History of Bendigo Bridges.
 
Monier Concrete.
[Return to]

General Navigation:
[JM Intro.] [Main JM Index.] [Bridge Index.]