Some of his Achievements
Isambard Brunel built some of the world's finest bridges, tunnels, ships, and railways. Many of his routes are still in use today, for example the Torquay to Kinswear railway line. B. planned and built the first ever broad guage railway. The distance between the tracks was 7ft1,1/4 instead of the 4ft8, 1/2 that is used today.
Written by MG, Year 6 , Jan 2003
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|Written by||MG, Year 6 , Jan 2003|
|Organisation||Ellacombe Primary School|
|Contributor||Ellacombe Primary School|
|Format||engraving; 192 mm x 150 mm|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Rights||Torbay Library Services|
|Keywords||Brunel portrait engineer fashion costume|