The American Civil War was not the first to use railroads, but it used them far more extensively than any other war until World War I. 506 more words

via Construction History: Fast and Quotable — Old Structures Engineering

A little bit of history and food for thought to start off the weekend. This time, a look at the role of bridges in the Civil War from almost 160 years ago….

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