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Sir,-In the March number of the Institution's journal a letter appears under the signature of Mr. G. Robertson, asking for an amplification of the explanation given in reply to his query on the danger of the action of creep in portal frame bridges during the discussion of my paper on the Creep of Concrete under Load.
The General Situation. The sructural steelwork trades and professions have probably felt the effect of the recent general business depression more than any of the other leading industries in this country.
Harold V. Crabtree
Although articles published in The Structural Engineer normally deal with large scale engineering, it is thought that a brief account of certain R.C.C. work carried out during recent operations on the North West Frontier of India, may be of interest its
comparative insignificance being perhaps somewhat atoned for by the fact that difficulties inherent in active service conditions give even small engineering tasks a distinctive character.