Tower Bridge Operations Manual (Hardcover)

1894 to date - Insights into the history, design, construction and operation of this London icon

By John M. Smith

Haynes Publishing UK, 9781785216497, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2019

List Price: 29.95*
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Description

Tower Bridge is one of London’s most recognizable landmarks. Visited by some 830,000 sightseers every year, it is famous the world over as an icon of England’s capital city. In 2019 the bridge celebrates its 125th anniversary. John M. Smith describes its genesis and construction, the larger-than-life characters that drove the project forward, and the novel technologies employed in the bridge’s design and operation. Supported with a wealth of fascinating original drawings, historic and contemporary photographs, the Haynes Tower Bridge London Manual takes readers the behind the scenes to reveal the innermost workings of this major London landmark.


About the Author

John M Smith, BSc (Hons) MSc FIET FBCS CITP CEng, is a Chartered Engineer who studied mechanical and electrical engineering and moved into IT project management and consulting. He is the author of Troubled IT Projects – Prevention and Turnaround (published by the IET) and Tower Bridge London Operations Manual and has published upwards of sixty articles in the model engineering press.