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    Riggers riveting the red-hot rivets on the lower outside south chord, Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1930-1931 / Sam Hood.
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    thaTS A LOT OF RIVITS. possiably they could of used better steel and a few less rivits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marksbug View Post
    thaTS A LOT OF RIVITS. possiably they could of used better steel and a few less rivits.
    Why? That would have meant less work, and the bridge was built to create jobs and help economic recovery.

    p.s. you mis-spelt rivets.

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    not less work, just move onto another project. Im sorry I spelt riviots rong...but aparently you could tell what I was refering two.

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    The Sydney Harbour Bridge was built in an attempt to fight the depression in Australia during the early 30’s, so there was no other work to go to. It employed tens of thousands of people, at many different levels. It was, to some extent, a success as it put money into the economy. The government we have now would never even think about doing such a thing.

    p.s. don’t let your spelling bother you, I’m just a finicky bastard raised by finicky parents!

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    it dont bother me at all.I have many degrees/diplomas on the wall,I learned long ago if you miss spell something and somebody could not figure out what your sayin from this mispelled word than they would not of understood the entire sentence or what is being explained/conveyed.... now how can I go rong with that...oops did I spell rong rong?how can that be?
    Last edited by marksbug; Jul 27, 2020 at 08:36 AM. Reason: alteration spellen

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    Australia hasn't had an economic recession in 28 years. It's the only country in the world to be able to say that.
    The Harbor Bridge is very impressive to see. A true Engineering marvel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke_of_URL View Post
    Australia hasn't had an economic recession in 28 years. It's the only country in the world to be able to say that.
    The Harbor Bridge is very impressive to see. A true Engineering marvel.
    Australia is experiencing a recession right now, but it is masked by the ‘rona crisis.

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