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The Great Bridge / David McCullough.

New York : Simon and Schuster, [1972] .
ISBN 9780671457112, 067145711X, 0671212133, 9780671212131

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Subjects Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State) -- New York -- Brooklyn Bridge.
Description 636 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-612) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century.
Contents The Plan -- Man of Iron -- The Genuine Language of America -- Father and Son -- Brooklyn -- The Proper Person to See -- The Chief Engineer -- All According to Plan -- Down in the Caisson -- Fire -- The Past Catches Up -- How Natural, Right, and Proper -- The Mysterious Disorder -- The Heroic Mode -- At the Halfway Mark -- Spirits of '76 -- A Perfect Pandemonium -- Number 8, Birmingham Gauge -- The Gigantic Spinning Machine -- Wire Fraud -- Emily -- The Man in the Window -- And Yet the Bridge Is Beautiful -- The People's Day.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)482678
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities McCullough, David G.
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