John Monash: Engineering enterprise prior to WW1.

Reinforced Concrete T-girder Bridges. St Kilda Street Bridge, Elwood. Load Test, 1905.

This oblique view from the bank, just above deck level, shows a steamroller crossing the bridge. There are observers on the dry creek bed. The bridge is in a suburban setting.

Load Test, 20 November 1905.
University of Melbourne Archives GPNB/1094
Reinforced Concrete & Monier Pipe Construction Co Collection

Link:
History of St Kilda Street Bridge.

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