The Bridge

Author: Peter J. Tomasi
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683352424
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this inspiring graphic novel, author Peter J. Tomasi and illustrator Sara Duvall show the building of the Brooklyn Bridge as it has never been seen before, and the marriage of the Roeblings—based on intellectual equality and mutual ...

Inside the Apple

Author: Michelle Nevius
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416593934
Format: PDF, Mobi
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However, the Brooklyn Bridge was the culmination of Roebling's earlier work,
and since it connected the largest city in America (New York) to the thirdThe job
of constructing the bridge then fell to Roebling's son and partner, Washington.

Engineering Peace and Justice

Author: P. Aarne Vesilind
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781848826748
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Roebling then went to work for the state of Pennsylvania, surveying for the
proposed railway across the Allegheny Mountains, ... In 1867 a group of investors
in New York wanted to build a bridge across the East River to connect Brooklyn
to ...

Where Is the Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Megan Stine
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0448484242
Format: PDF, Docs
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Young readers will connect with the story of this National Historic Landmark--the Brooklyn Bridge!aaaaa Building the Brooklyn Bridge was no simple feat.

New York s Golden Age of Bridges

Author: Antonio Masi
Publisher: Empire State Editions
ISBN: 0823240657
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Commerce between Brooklyn and New York City required travel across the East
River, a tidal strait connecting Upper New York ... Roebling estimated that the
bridge would support 18,700 tons—an astounding weight to many. Roebling also
 ...

David McCullough Library E book Box Set

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451658257
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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But it was also commonly called the Roebling Bridge or the Brooklyn Bridge or
simply the Great Bridge, which looked the most ... Most appealing of all for the
Brooklyn people who went to New York to earn a living every day was the
prospect of a safe, ... It was to be one of history's great connecting works,
symbolic of the new age, like the Atlantic cable, the Suez Canal, and the
transcontinental railroad.

The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky

Author: Paul A. Tenkotte
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813159962
Format: PDF
Detail Book
July 22, 1869, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.; Washington: b. ... These two, father and
son, were world-renowned engineers and bridge builders (see John A. Roebling
Bridge). ... building a double-deck suspension bridge across the Niago ara River,
just downstream from the falls, connect. ing the New York Central Railroad with ...

America Comes of Age

Author: Donna Koren Wells
Publisher: Elex Media Komputindo
ISBN: 9780817257088
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Towers at each end of the bridge would anchor woven cables used to keep the
bridge suspended between the towers. Using this method, Roebling designed
the Brooklyn Bridge to connect the New York boroughs of Manhattan and
Brooklyn.

Passion of a Dream

Author: Thomson Ng'ambi
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1300646802
Format: PDF
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This is a real life story of engineer John Roebling building the Brooklyn Bridge in
New York, USA back in 1870. ... In 1883, a creative engineer named John
Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New
York ...

The Rise of Engineering Science

Author: David F. Channell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331995606X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Britannia Bridge at the Menai Straits was 7000 lb per foot while Roebling's
Niagara Bridge was just less than 2500 lb per foot (Billington ... Roebling and
Horace Greeley, began suggesting building a bridge across the East River to
connect Brooklyn with ... But this was an era of significant corruption in New York
City politics.