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The Britsh engineers who planned the huge construction.<br />
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An unseen album of pictures reveal the epic construction work on the first Nile dam at Aswan  in 1900.<br />
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Built by British engineers with a workforce of thousands not seen in Egypt since the time of the Pharaohs. The scheme was the largest construction project in the world at the time.<br />
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It's aim was to control the notorious waters of the mighty Nile river by storing the annual flood and releasing the waters over time.