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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom

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Son of the preceding, assisted his father in his engineering operations, in particular the Thames tunnel; was engineer of the Great Western Railway; designed the Great Western steamship, the first to cross the Atlantic; was the first to apply the screw propeller to steam navigation; designed and constructed the Great Eastern; constructed bridges and naval docks (1806-1859).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Brunel, Isambard Kingdom'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/brunel-isambard-kingdom.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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