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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 81 – No. 1 – 2011

CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Pg 1 – The Beginnings of a New Technology: The Constructors of Early Steamboats 1812-22
John Armstrong and David M. Williams

Pg 22 – James Brindley, American Canal Engineer
Robert J. Kapsch and Yvonne E. Long

Pg 60 – John Scott Russell – Ships, Science and Scandal in the Age of Transition
Andrew Lambert

Pg 79 – A Short History of Large Gas Engines
Bryan Lawton

Pg 108 – Historical Development of Iron Screw-Pile Foundations: 1836-1900
Alan J. Lutenegger

Pg 129 – The Mysterious Case of James Watt’s ‘”1785″ Steam Indicator’: Forgery or Folklore in the History of an Instrument?
David Philip Miller

REVIEWS

Pg 151 – James Hannam, God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science (Peredur Williams); Jim Lewis, Industry and Innovation – The Technological Revolution in the Lea Valley (R.J.M. Carr); Robin Waywell and Frank Jux (compilers), The Industrial Railways and Locomotives of the County of London (R.J.M. Carr); Martin Robert Karig III, Coal Cars – The First Three Hundred Years (Alan Levitt); Harry W. Hillman, Looking Forward: The Phenomenal Progress of Electricity in 1912 (Geoffrey Brundrett); Michael Clarke, Harry Ferguson: Before the Plough (John S. Moore); Kevin Quinn, Boulby Alum: The Works Diary of George Dodds 1772-1788 (Peter Reed); Chris Morris, George & Robert Stephenson – Railway Pioneers (Mike Chrimes); J.L. Busch, Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship ‘Savannah’ Break the Barrier (Mike Chrimes); Donald Friedman, Historical Building Construction: Design, Materials & Technology (Mike Chrimes)