Squire Whipple and His Bridges — Friends of Albany History

Squire Whipple Squire Whipple was born in Massachusetts in 1804, and studied civil engineering at Union College. He remained in Albany and became known as the father of iron bridge building in the mid-1800s in America. He invented the Whipple Truss Bridge and the Whipple Bowstring Bridge. In 1847 he literally wrote the book that […]

Squire Whipple and His Bridges — Friends of Albany History

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