Early Life

A.D. 1806-1828.

Birth of Mr. Brunel, April 9, 1806 – Sir Marc Isambard Brunel – The Block Machinery

Mr. Brunel’s School Life

The Thames Tunnel–Sinking of the Rotherhithe Shaft–Description of the Shield–Extracts from Sir Isambard Brunel’s Journals from the Commencement of the Thames Tunnel to the date of the Second Irruption of the River, January 12, 1828

Note A: The Bourbon Suspension Bridges

Note B: Experiments with Carbonic Acid Gas

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