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About Wonders of World Engineering




Wonders of World Engineering was a weekly magazine which appeared between 1937-1938. Edited by Clarence Winchester, he was assisted by a Consulting Editor, Thomas Walley.


Wonders of World Engineering appeared in 53 weekly parts from 2nd March 1937 through to 1st March 1938. It covered a wide range of subjects, and was intended to be the most comprehensive contribution to the literature of engineering to date.


The complete work was designed to be bound in two hardback volumes, with the binding arrangements being undertaken by the publishers.

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On this site you can view articles from the magazine along with additional content from the 1930s-1940s. The contents page is a good starting point.


There were a number of topical themes within the magazine, such as such as Wonders of Water Power and Linking the World’s Highways. All these are listed under the themes tab.


Information on the range of illustrations is grouped together.


The success of Wonders of World Engineering led to further series being commissioned, and you can read more here.


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