Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Book - 2017
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As much a part of the New York skyline as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge is instantly and internationally recognizable. Yet as iconic as it is, its builder, Washington Roebling, is too often forgotten. The Brooklyn Bridge took 14 dramatic years to complete and here the personal story which lies behind that construction is told for the first time. Meticulously researched, and written with revealing archival material only recently uncovered, this is an engaging and illuminating portrait of a brilliant and driven man, and of the era in which he lived.
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
ISBN: 9781620400517
1620400510
Characteristics: xviii, 364 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

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