Bridges, Canals & Tunnels: The Engineering Conquest of America (The Smithsonian Library)

By: Jacobs, David; Neville, Anthony E.

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No jacket, endpapers very faintly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 159 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Heyday of the Canals; Timber Spans and Iron Horses; The Importance of Being Level; And Then Came Steel; The Suspension Spectacle; Portfolio: The Brooklyn Bridge; A Great Time for Doing; In the Age of the Automobile; Appendix: Chronology, Mr. Beach's Pneumatic Secret, The Essentials of Bridge Building, Cause for Celebration, A History in Song, Further Reading, Index.

Title: Bridges, Canals & Tunnels: The Engineering Conquest of America (The Smithsonian Library)

Author: Jacobs, David; Neville, Anthony E.

Categories: American, Engineering & Machinery, Architecture, Americana,

Publisher: American Heritage: 1968

ISBN Number: 0442040407

ISBN Number 13: 9780442040406

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2262156

Keywords: ARCHITECTURE AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY BRIDGES CANALS TUNNELS ENGINEERING SMITHSONIAN,