Reinforced Concrete Buildings: A Treasure on the History, Patents, Design and Erection of the Principal Parts Entering into a Modern Reinforced Concrete Building

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Title: Reinforced Concrete Buildings: A Treasure on the History, Patents, Design and Erection of the Principal Parts Entering into a Modern Reinforced Concrete Building

Author(s): Ernest L. Ransome and Alexis Saurbrey

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 52

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Appears on pages(s): 287-306

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Date: 1/1/1976

Abstract:
When, in 1850, I entered as an apprentice in my father's factory in Ipswich, England, the concrete industry was in its infancy, and was confined largely to the manufacture of artificial stone for ornamental purpose.