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THE BRIDGE BUILDERS

Sir John Fowler   Born 1817  Died 1898

Fowler was the consulting engineer to the Severn Valley Railway and the designer of the Victoria Bridge at Arley and the Albert Edward Bridge at Coalbrookdale. Two of the finest railway bridges crossing the Severn and still in use today.



Thomas Telford   Thomas Penson   Sir John Fowler   John Gwynn

Severn Bridges

Sir John Fowler

Sir John Fowler

Victoria Bridge

Albert Edward Bridge

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