Posted by John Dojka on September 14, 2010
The first civil engineers were travelers. Many of them went far and wide to engage in their work. This may not seem like a big deal in modern times, but when you think about the means of travel in the mid-nineteenth century; it's quite amazing. These men were creating the next best mode of transportation -- railroads. While much of this work was in progress in the United States, other countries were also investing in this transportation infrastructure. Some of the first U.S.