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SRI LANKA - DEMODARA LOOP [ENGINEERING MARVEL]

The construction of the Demodara railway line was completed in 1921 by the Ceylon Government Railway. The terrain just beyond the Demodara station was too steep to build the railway track to Badulla, the maximum inclination stipulated by the Rai...
by Discover-Sri Lanka on May 27, 2016

SRI LANKA - THE MADURU OYA MARVEL

THE MADURU OYA MARVEL  -  AND ROADS LESS TRAVELLED (Part 1)Peeling back the layers of history, archaeologists spanning the years, have made sensational discoveries  which have been immortalized in the collective human conscience. To se...
by Discover-Sri Lanka on Oct 27, 2015

Golden Gate Turns 75

The Golden Gate Bridge was heralded as an engineering marvel when it opened in 1937.The span will turn 75 over Memorial Day weekend, and the generations of engineers who have overseen it all these years say keeping it up and open has been something o...
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on May 21, 2012

Bandra Worli Sea Link - Rajiv Gandhi Setu

The Bandra Worli Sea Link or the Rajiv Gandhi Setu is an 8-lane, cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete viaduct approaches, which links Bandra and the western suburbs of Mumbai with Worli and central Mumbai, and is the first phase of the prop...
by rengudusblog on Aug 13, 2009


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