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'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

What is the opinion of this Russian fellow's claims that the 1 mile long Hardinge Bridge in Bangladesh is constructed of too-fine quality corrosion-resistant steel, is too perfectly riveted, could not have been built in 2 years, is older than the claimed 108 years, and is too long and sophisticated to have been built by the British with local coolie help?

Are there genuine anomalies here?



RE: 'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

Really amazing is the "no rust" phenomenon in sub-tropical region with long raining season.

RE: 'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

The Russian fellow knows not of what he speaks. The British Empire was quite resourceful.

RE: 'Impossible' Bangladesh bridge?

You can build almost anything in 2 years if you have enough labor.

If this bridge was completed using the standard-for-the-time British Empire approach to completing infrastructure projects, I sincerely doubt labor shortages were a concern.

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