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You wouldn't want to work on the Brooklyn Bridge! : an enormous project that seemed impossible

Author: Thomas M Ratliff; Mark Bergin; David Salariya
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 2010.
Series: You wouldn't want to--
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and why you wouldn't have wanted to work on it!
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Washington Augustus Roebling; Washington Augustus Roebling; Washington Augustus Roebling
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Ratliff; Mark Bergin; David Salariya
ISBN: 9780531213285 0531213285 9780531205198 0531205193
OCLC Number: 316233381
Notes: Includes index and Glossary.
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: John Augustus Roebling --
Why does Brooklyn need a bridge? --
Why a suspension bridge? --
Digging underwater --
The perils of digging deeper --
Emily Roebling saves the day --
Tower construction --
Holding the bridge in place --
Holding up the bridge --
The wire rope scandal --
Suspending the roadway --
The grand opening!.
Series Title: You wouldn't want to--
Responsibility: written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya.

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Profiles the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and why you wouldn't have wanted to work on it!

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