John Monash: Engineering enterprise prior to WW1.

Monier arch bridge at Anderson Street, Melbourne (Morell Bridge).

Glancing view of the bridge without parapets. A road roller and a few official spectators are on the deck.

National Library of Australia. Monash Papers.

Load test, 20 July 1899. The crowd of spectators on the right is standing on a temporary bridge of timber. This photograph appeared in "The Leader" of 29 July 1899. The bottom right-hand corner was masked by another photo.

History of this bridge.[Return to history.]
Paper: JM and innovation.[Return to paper.]

General Navigation:
[JM Intro.] [Main JM Index.] [Bridge Index.]