Engineering Quote of the Week - Montgomery Schuyler

"It so happens that the work which is likely to be our most durable monument, and to convey some knowledge of us to the most remote posterity, is a work of bare utility; not a shrine, not a fortress, not a palace, but a bridge."
                                                                                                            ~Montgomery Schuyler

Writing upon the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 'The Bridge as a Monument', Harper's Weekly (26 May 1883), 27, 326. In David P. Billington, The Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering (1983), 17.


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