India chooses Roscosmos to train its astronauts. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

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Photo: THE VICTORIA STATION AT BOMBAY. (From Indian Engineering.) The accompanying illustration shows the new VictoriaTerminal Station of the Great Indian Peninsula Railwayat Bombay, which is one of the finest railroad stations inthe world. It is the largest modern architectural work yet erectedin India, and is believed to be the most extensive of itskind in existence. The execution of this work extendedover a period of 10 years, and was completed in May last.The cost of the svhole scheme amounted to about 27 lakhsof rupees ($964,000). The total length of the fa(;ade fac-ing.Hornby Row is over 1,500 ft. The author of the de-sign is Mr. F. W. Stevens, late of the Public Works De-partment, who also supervised the construction of the build-ings from the commencement to the end. The site onwhich the buildings are erected faces that on which thenew Municipal Buildings are to be built, also from thedesigns and under the supervision of Mr. Stevens. Vol. LXIII, No. 8.) ENGINEERING JOURNAL. 365
1887 (1880s)
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SubjectsRailroad engineering Engineering Railroads
PublisherNew York : M.N. Forney
Contributing LibraryCarnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing SponsorLyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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India chooses Roscosmos to train its astronauts. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

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