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TRANSACTIONS OF THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY

Vol 78 – No. 2 – 2008

CONTENTS

Pg 173 – Stabilising the Leaning Tower of Pisa: the Evolution of Geotechnical Solutions 
Prof J.B. Burland

Pg 207 – Sir John Macneill (1793-1880): King of the Irish Railways
Dr P.J. Geraghty

Pg 235 – Emile Bachelet (1863-1946): The Showman and the Flying Train
Miles Macnair

Pg 261 – Sir John Anderson (1814-86): The Unknown Engineer who made the British Empire Possible

Pg 293 – The Schnorchel: A Short-Lived Engineering Solution to Scientific Developments 
Donald Welbourn and Tim Crichton

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 317 – P.J.G. Ransom, Iron Road: The Railway in Scotland (Mike Chrimes); Brian J. Cudahy, Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World (Neil Cossons); F. Escrig, The Great Structures in Architecture from Antiquity to Baroque (Mike Chrimes); A.C. Clothier, Robert Stephenson Abroad: Egypt – 1847-1859 (Mike Chrimes); J.M. Cullen, Glasgow Motorway: A History (Mike Chrimes); K.J. Cameron, The Schoolmaster Engineer – Adam Anderson of Perth and St Andrews – 1780-1846 (Mike Chrimes); Ian J. Kerr (ed.), 27 Down: New Departures in Indian Railway Studies (Mike Chrimes); Rod Clarke, Narrow Gauge Through the Bush – Ontario’s Toronto Grey & Bruce and Toronto & Nipissing Railways (Alistair MacKenzie); Tracey Rihll, The Catapult: A History (Norman A.F. Smith)

Pg 325 – Notes on Contributors

Pg 327 – Index