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Great American Bridges and Dams

Great American Bridges and Dams

ISBN: 978-0-471-14385-7

Jun 1988

360 pages

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$34.95

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Description

Among the 330 feats of engineering genius documented here are bridges found all over the United States, from Brooklyn to the Golden Gate and landmark dams such as the Hoover, Grand Coulee, Norris and Shasta. The introduction presents an overview of bridge and dam history, while special sections outline preservation issues and demonstrate the significance of these structures in America's history.
Bridges: Spanning the Nation.

Dams: Controlling a Precious Resource.

Saving Bridges and Dams.

Guide to the Guide.

THE BRIDGES AND DAMS.

New England.

Mid-Atlantic.

South.

Midwest.

Southwest.

West.

Epilogue: The Ones That Got Away.

Further Reading.

Information Sources.

Index.