69 70 Awards edit The engineers Fenton Holloway won the IStructE Award for Heritage Buildings in 2006 for the restoration of the Great Britain.
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She was the first iron steamer to cross the.
On her next crossing to New York, carrying 104 passengers, the ship ran into heavy weather, losing a mast and three propeller blades.
The royal train, conducted by Brunel himself, had taken two hours and forty minutes from London.
Columns of white and gold, 24 in number, with "ornamental capitals of great beauty were arranged down its length and along the walls, while eight Arabesque pilasters, decorated with "beautifully painted" oriental flowers and birds, enhanced the aesthetic effect.
However, the philosophy changed and the conservation of all surviving pre-1970 material became the aim."The creation of Bristol City docks".After being trapped in the harbour for more than a year, Great Britain was at last floated out in December 1844, but not before causing more anxiety for her proprietors.35 After repairs in New York, she set out for Liverpool with only 28 passengers, and lost four propeller blades during the crossing.You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal reference for non-commercial purposes and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our website.