Bridges, canals and tunnels, by David Jacobs and Anthony E. Neville. consultant, Robert M. Vogel.

; Neville, Anthony E., author
[New York] American Heritage Pub. Company; distribution by Van Nostrand [Princeton, N.J.], [1968] .

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Other Authors Neville, Anthony E.,
Subjects Civil engineering -- United States -- History.
Civil engineering.
United States.
Series Smithsonian library.
Description 159 pages illustrations (some color) 27 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 152).
Also issued online.
Summary This historical survey of bridges, tunnels and canals shows how the United States used these structures to solve transportation problems.
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.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)451346
(OCoLC)ocm00451346
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jacobs, David, 1939-
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