Author:WALKER, Frank Norman (ed.). SHANLY

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Daylight Through the Mountain : Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly.

By: WALKER, Frank Norman (ed.). SHANLY

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Engineering Institute of Canada, 1957,:

Seller ID: 83903


WALKER, Frank Norman (ed.). Daylight Through the Mountain : Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly. Research by Gladys Chantler Walker. N.pl.: The Engineering Institute of Canada, (1957). Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-442. Illustrated endpapers. Map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Between the years 1852 and 1856, the Province of Canada wastransformed from an ox-cart economy into one of rapid transportation, powe red by steam engines. The 'iron horses' were not as willing as humble oxen to be goaded over impossible roads; they had to have their roads smoothed... View more info