Thomas Bouch

Thomas Bouch

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The Tay Railway Bridge was the longest bridge in the world - a true wonder of the time - but within a year it had collapsed. When the bridge came crashing down on that fateful night in December 1878 it brought down its designer Thomas Bouch as well. With the loss of the Tay Bridge, he became a recluse and died in October 1880.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 16mm | 458.14g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752436953
  • 9780752436951
  • 1,328,141

About John Rapley

John Rapley is an engineer with a particular fascination for Bouch and his bridges. He is acknowledged as the expert on the life of this fascination Cumbrian. He lives in Bournemouth.show more