The Bridge

Author: Gay Talese
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409119
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Gay Talese, then early in his career at the New York Times, closely followed the construction, and soon after the opening of this marvel of human ingenuity and engineering, he chronicled the human drama of its completion-from the ...

Die Br Cke Von Coca

Author: Maylis de Kerangal
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518762508
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In diesem Zusammenprall der Kulturen werden Kräfte ungeahnten Ausmaßes freigesetzt: Die Brücke von Coca registriert anhand der Stationen der Fertigstellung dieses Menschheitsdenkmals detailliert die Tricks der großen und kleinen Politik ...

Mighty Mac

Author: Lawrence A. Rubin
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814318171
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This impressive photograph collection captures the struggles and the hardships, as well as the determination and the pride of the men who labored to build the Mackinac Bridge.

Staten Island

Author: Daniel C. Kramer
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761858318
Size: 39.15 MB
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The most important public policy event of the Maniscalco years was the decision
to build the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Maniscalco was quite right when he said
at the ground-breaking ceremony in 1959 that the “bridge's social and economic
influences cannot possibly be overestimated. Our population will increase; there
will come new industries, [and] finer residential sections.”50 At the time
Maniscalco spoke, the Borough's population was approximately 220,000 people;

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: G. S. Prentzas
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119402
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Its 693-foot (211-m) towers are 1.625 inches (4.13 cm) farther apart at their tops.
Because the bridge's center span measures nearly a mile, the builders had to
compensate for the Earth's curvature. The bridge's cables contain enough wire to
circle the Earth more than five times! When completed, the Verrazano-Narrows
Bridge was the world's heaviest bridge. It was built to carry a large volume of traff
c— today, nearly 200,000 vehicles cross the bridge every day. DUTCH NEW
YORK In ...

Bay Area Iron Master Al Zampa A Life Building Bridges

Author: Isabelle Maynard & John V. Robinson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 146711913X
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The Bridge Builders: Photographs and Documents of the Raising of the San
Francisco Bay Bridge, 1934–1936. Corte Madera, CA: Pomegranate Artbooks,
1984. Written by a young Peter Stackpole, this book contains photographs of the
building of the Bay Bridge from 1934 to 1936. Talese, Gay. The Bridge.
Photographs by Bruce Davidson. Illustrations by Lillian Rethi. New York: Harper
& Row, 1964. This work tells the story of the building of the Verrazano-Narrows

Learning Basic Calculus

Author: Alexander Hahn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387946061
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Construction for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was completed in 1937
. It has a center ... (These data, as well as the fact that the tension in the cable
over the center span at the towers is 54,000,000 pounds under dead load only
and 64,100,000 pounds under dead plus live load, were supplied by the Golden
Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco, California.) 1 9.
... The Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York City, was completed in 1964. It has
two ...

Cold War America 1946 To 1990

Author: Facts on File Inc
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438107986
Size: 41.65 MB
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The postwar era was a time of bridge building, and while size of bridges
depended upon need and surroundings, there existed a form of competition for
the longest span. To an extent greater than in prewar years, the suspension
bridge, with its massive moorings and undulating steel cables, remained the
favorite for long stretches. Bridge building otherwise produced several highlights
between 1950 and 1980. The Verrazano -Narrows bridge in New York,
completed in 1964, nudged ...

The History Of The Theory Of Structures

Author: Karl-Eugen Kurrer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3433601348
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fabrication to German bridge-building in 1892/93 for the new three-bay
fabrication works for the bridge-building works in Sterkrade [Cywi ski & Kurrer,
2005, p. ... Gate Bridge, New York (1916), Chrysler Building, New York (1931),
Empire State Building, New York (1932), San Francisco Bay Bridge (1936),
Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York (1964), 25th of April Bridge, Lisbon (1966),
New River Gorge Bridge, West Virginia (1977), Boeing 747 Assembly Building,
Everett, Washington ...

Verrazano Narrows Bridge Cable Spinning

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The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is being financed and built by and will be
operated by the Triborough Bridge agency. With the start of the cable spinning,
sidewalk superintendents will be able to see clearly the construction of one of the
manmade wonders of the world. For Ocean-travelers headed for New York, it will
be the first great sight of the city for the massively graceful bridge now rising
across the gateway to the inner harbor is about six miles south of the world-
renowned Statue ...