Title: Factory-Made Concrete
Author(s): Charles D. Watson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 97-114
The test of time has conclusively shown that Portland cement concrete, because of its durability and resistance to fire, came nearer approaching the ideal material for building purposes than any other previously known agent, when the discovery was made that in combination with iron or steel it could be used for structural purposes, thus opening a new era in building construction. Architects and engineers immediately recognized in it a long sought combination of two materials.