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ected together horizontally and vertically by cast-iron braces, formed with dovetails and forelocks. The ribs are covered with cast-iron plates, and the railing to the sides was of iron. Dimensions of some of the principal Cast-Iron Bridges. Date.Place.River.No. of Spans.Span. Feet.Rise. Feet.Weight. Tons.Architect. 1779CoalbrookdaleSevern1100.545378 5 English tons of 2,240 pounds.Darby & Wilkinson. 1795BuildwasSevern113027173.9 English tons of 2,240 pounds.Telford. 1796SunderlandWear.124030260 English tons of 2,240 pounds.Wilson. 1818Southwark c, Fig. 2701. Thames3240 And two side arches of 210 feet span each.245,308 English tons of 2,240 pounds.Rennie. 1836 Carrousel Scine318715.5Poloncean. 1859TarasconRhone204 416.6 1854St. PetersburgNeva15013.8 New BlackfriarsThames5185 And four spans of 155, 175, 175, 155 feet; roadway and sidewalk, 75 feet wide.17 Georgetown Aqueduct Two cast-iron pipes having a water-way of 42 inches, arched in form, car