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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Concrete in Railroad Work
Author(s): M.A. Long
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 277-284
Abstract:While concrete seems a new material to this generation history tells us that it is a very old one; in Italy the Roman baths and concrete bridges built 1,500 years ago are still used.For many years the secret of making concrete appeared to be lost; at the end of the eighteenth century its use was revived and today it is used probably to a greater extent than any other building material; it is sometimes considered an infallible substitute for every other material; but to be durable it must be properly used and of good quality.
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