John Rennie the Elder

On October 4, 1821 John Rennie the Elder passed away.  The Scottish civil engineer designed many bridges across the United Kingdom, including the famous Waterloo Bridge over London’s Thames River, which was finished in 1817.  Rennie had two other London bridges – Southwark (completed in 1819) and New London Bridge (opened in 1831).  After Rennie’s death, his sons […]

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