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David

Darling

Telford, Thomas (1757–1834)

Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford was a Scottish civil engineer responsible for many British roads, harbors, canals, and bridges. He is best known for his suspension bridge over the Menai Straits, North Wales (1819–26); the construction of the Caledonian Canal, Scotland (1804–22); the Göta Canal, Sweden (1808–10), and many Scottish canals.