The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Richard Haw
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813535876
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Her essay focuses on the history of the bridge from its inception to its opening,
and all but ignores the bridge from its opening to its centennial. The "1883-1983"
section of her essay appears in the final few pages, and only the last paragraphs
address the years between 1904 and 1983. Similarly, both David McCullough,
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (New
York: Simon and Schuster, 1972), and Marilyn F,. Weigold, Silent Builder: Emily
Warren ...

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: Elaine Pascoe
Publisher: Blackbirch PressInc
ISBN: 9781567111736
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Videos A&E Home Video. Brooklyn Bridge (Modern Marvels). PBS Home Video.
Brooklyn Bridge. Web Site Brooklyn Bridge Bookmarks History of the bridge — Source Notes The Great East
River Bridge, 1883-1983. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1983. Harper's New
Monthly Magazine, selected issues. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1870-1883.
McCullough, David. The Great Bridge-. The Epic Story of the Building of the
Brooklyn ...

Design And Construction Of The Pochuck Quagmire Bridge A Suspension Timber Bridge

Author: Tibor Latincsics
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The Book of Bridges. Galahad Books, New York City. McCullough, D. 1972. The
Great Bridge, The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge. Simon &
Schuster, New York City. Shapiro, M.J. 1983. A Picture History of The Brooklyn
Bridge. Dover Publications, Inc., New York. Steinman, D.B. 1945. The Builders of
the Bridge, The Story of John Roebling & His Son. Harcourt, Brace & Co., New
York. Steinman, D.B., S.R. Watson. 1957. Bridges and their Builders. Harcourt,
Brace & Co.

Great Projects

Author: James Tobin
Publisher: Free Pr
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The account of Gay Talese's meeting with the elderly Ammann comes from
Talese's article in the New York Times, "City Bridge Creator, 85, Keeps Watchful
Eye on His Landmarks" (March 26, 1964). The Brooklyn Bridge is described from
very different angles of vision — the first historical, the second cultural — in David
McCullough, The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn
Bridge (Simon & Schuster, 1972), and Alan Trach- tenberg, Brooklyn Bridge: Fact
and ...

New York History

Author: Alexander Clarence Flick
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I93l), 250-56; David Steinman, The Builders of the Bridge: The Story of Iohn
Roebling and His Son (Harcourt, Brace and Co., I945), 409-I9; David McCullough
, The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Simon
and Schuster, I972): Alan Trachtenberg, Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and Symbol, Znd
ed. (University of Chicago Press, I979), 75; Bernice Braid, ”The Brooklyn Bridge
in Literary and Popular Imagination," Long Island Historical Iournal 2 (I989), 90-

Suspension Bridges

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New York, Richard Young 1883 Written by Barnes, one of the bridge trustees
during the later stages and a member of the New York publishing family, this
charmingly illustrated little book on the history of the project appeared when the
bridge was ... great bridge. The epic story of the building of the Brooklyn bridge.
New York, Simon & S chuster I 972 The best and most comprehensive history.
8vo. 636pp, many ills. Publisher's cloth. £15 68 (BROOKLYN BRIDGE) SHAPIRO
, Mary J. A ...

All About Old Buildings

Author: Diane Maddex
Publisher: Preservation Press
ISBN: 9780891331087
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12 pp., illus., biblio. $2 pb. Saving Historic Bridges. Donald C. Jackson.
Information Series, National Trust for Historic Preservation. Washington, D.C.:
Preservation Press, 1984. 15 pp., illus.. biblio.. append. $2 pb. Methods of
Modifying Historic Bridges for Contemporary Use. William Zuk et al.
Charlottesville: Virginia Highway and Transportation Research Council, 1980.
105 pp., illus. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn
Bridge. David Mc- Cullough. 1972.

Great American Bridges And Dams

Author: Donald Conrad Jackson
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Latimer, Margaret, Brooke Hindle and Melvin Kranz- berg. Bridge to the Future: A
Centennial Celebration of the Brooklyn Bridge. New York: New York Academy of
Sciences, 1984. Lee, Lawrence. Reclaiming the American West: An
Historiography and Guide. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio, 1980. Leonhardt,
Fritz. Bridges. Cambridge. Mass.: MIT Press, 1984. McCullough. David. The Great
Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge. New York: Simon
and Schuster, ...

Invisible Networks

Author: Ann Durkin Keating
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While the Roeblings' story is well known, the efforts of the thousands of workers
who toiled to make this bridge a reality are not. At least twenty- three deaths and
hundreds of injuries came during the years of bridge con- strution. David
McCullough, in his book, The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the
Brooklyn Bridge, provides readers with more information than is generally
available about workers who build public works projects. One of the most
dangerous parts of the ...