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Seven Wonders Of The Industrial World

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‘Seven Wonders of the Industrial World' examines seven engineering accomplishments that occurred during the Industrial Revolution, which paved the way for improving the way people lived their lives and how they travelled forever. Some of the highlights of this incredible series include, exploring the SS Great Eastern, which was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and was to be the first ship of its kind to be made entirely out of iron. The infamous Brooklyn bridge; the first transcontinental rail system, the Pacific Railroad, which would unite the eastern and western seaboards of the United States and finally the Hoover Dam, constructed during the great depression of 1930. The series also offers an in-depth study into how these magnificent creations were engineered, and highlights the incredible role in which they played in terms of advancing travel, speed and mobility for people of the time.