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Author Marsh, John Gilbert, 1925- interviewee.
Title Interview with John Gilbert Marsh in 2009 / interviewed by Richard Hartley.
Published/Produced 2009.

 Online  OH4101/5  Audio (Online)    AVAILABLE  
 Online  OH4101/5  Transcript, timed summary and biographical notes (Online)    AVAILABLE  


Call Number OH4101/5
Physical description 1 online resource (9 audio files (4 hr., 28 min., 13 sec.)) : digital, WAV + transcript (1 text file (59 pages)) + timed summary (1 text file (4 pages)) + biographical notes (1 text file (4 pages))
Series Engineering Heritage (WA) Oral History Archive
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
Access advisory Access open.
Date/time and place of an event Interview was conducted on 22 and 29 January 2009 in Fremantle.
Additional formats A digital reproduction is also available online.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary John Gilbert Marsh discusses his early life, family and growing up in Harrismith and Kalgoorlie; studied engineering at the University of Western Australia and the Imperial College and specialised in bridge construction after joining the Main Roads Department in 1947 and worked in the Bridge Engineer division. Talks of his involvement with different bridge constructions in Perth and throughout Western Australia - Causeway, West Swan, Gascoyne, Narrows Interchange, Mandurah, Mt Henry Bridge; and the different structual designs, techniques, materials used in bridge construction - timber, concrete, steel, rubber, prestress methods.
Subjects Marsh, John Gilbert, 1925- -- Interviews.
Western Australia. Main Roads Department -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.
Civil engineers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Bridges -- Western Australia -- Design and construction.
Harrismith (W.A.) -- Biography.
Kalgoorlie (W.A.) -- Biography.
Related names Hartley, Richard, interviewer.