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Washington Roebling's father : a memoir of John A. Roebling

Author: Washington Augustus Roebling; Donald Sayenga
Publisher: Reston, Va. : ASCE Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of John Roebling as written by his son, Washington, and annotated by Donald Sayenga. Includes drawings, photographs, extensive appendices, and references. (lg).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Augustus Roebling; Washington Augustus Roebling; John Augustus Roebling; Washington Augustus Roebling
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Washington Augustus Roebling; Donald Sayenga
ISBN: 9780784409480 078440948X
OCLC Number: 244246690
Description: xxi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Mühlhausen --
Paradise envisioned --
An American engineer --
Saxonburg people --
Wire rope --
Pittsburgh --
Trenton --
The Niagara River --
Troy --
Iowa and the panic --
Pittsburgh and Trenton revisited --
The Ohio River --
The East River --
Mr. John A. Roebling --
The bridges of John A. Roebling.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Sayenga.

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John A Roebling was trained as an engineer in Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1831. His early engineering work involved the design and construction of aqueducts for the expanding canal  Read more...

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