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Centuries of Civil Engineering

The St. Louis Bridge:
Building the Piers

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Caisson for the East Pier in cross section, with the pier rising upon it, from 
"Method of sinking foundations for the piers of the St. Louis Bridge,"
Engineering, Feb. 3, 1871.

 

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