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Author: Judith Dupré; Alleycat Design (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Distributed by Workman Pub. Co. ©1997.
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"A panorama of some of the most famous bridges ever constructed, as well as lesser-known wonders."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dupré, Judith, 1956-
Bridges.
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ©1997
(DLC) 97028291
(OCoLC)37246372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Dupré; Alleycat Design (Firm)
ISBN: 9780316473811 0316473812 9780316473804 0316473804
OCLC Number: 1007823727
Description: 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Bridge basics --
Pont du Gard, Nimes, France, 18 B.C. --
Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome, A.D. 134 --
Anji Bridge, Zhaoxian, China, late 6th century --
Pont d'Avignon, Avignon, France, 1187 --
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy, 1345 --
Mostar Bridge, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1566 --
Rialto Bridge, Venice, 1591 --
Garden bridges --
Pont Neuf, Paris, 1609 --
Palladian Bridge, Buckinghamshire, England, c. 1744 --
Iron Bridge, Coalbrookdale, England, 1779 --
Menai Suspension Bridge, Menai Strait, Wales, 1826 --
London Bridge, London, 1831; Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 1971 --
Starrucca Viaduct, Lanesboro, Pennsylvania, 1848 --
Delaware Aqueduct, Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania-Minisink Ford, New York, 1849 --
Catastrophe --
Britannia Railway Bridge, Menai Strait, Wales, 1850 Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge, Cornish, New Hampshire-Windsor, Vermont, 1866 --
Whipple Bowstring Truss Bridge, Albany, New York, 1869 --
Eads Bridge, St. Louis, Missouri, 1874 --
Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn-Manhattan, New York, 1883 --
Garabit Viaduct, Saint-Flour, France, 1884 --
Forth Bridge, Queensferry, Scotland, 1890 --
Covered bridges --
Tower Bridge, London, 1894 --
Hell Gate Bridge, Queens-Bronx, New York, 1916 --
Bloedel Donovan's Bridge, King County, Washington, 1920 --
Michigan Avenue Bridge, Chicago, 1920 --
Salginatobel Bridge, Schiers, Switzerland, 1930 --
George Washington Bridge, New York-New Jersey, 1931 --
Sydney Harbor Bridge, Sydney, Australia, 1932 --
The bridges of war --
San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, California, 1936 --
Siuslaw River Bridge, Florence, Oregon, 1936 --
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, 1937 --
Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacome, Washington, 1940 Ludendorff Bridge, Remagen, Germany, 1918 --
Mackinac Bridge, Straits of Mackinac, Michigan, 1957 --
Lake Maracaibo Bridge, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1962 --
Bridges in the movies --
Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa Bay, Florida, 1987 --
Hitsuishijima and Iwakurojima bridges, Kojima-Sakaide, Japan, 1988 --
Lusitania Bridge, Merida, Spain, 1991 --
Natchez Trace Parkway Arches, Franklin, Tennessee, 1994 --
River Relocation, Providence, Rhode Island, 1996 --
Erasmus Bridge, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1996 --
No bridge too far --
Confederation Bridge, Northumberland Strait, Canada, 1997 --
Tsing Ma Bridge, Hong Kong, 1997 --
East Bridge, Great Belt Fixed Link, FunenZealand, Denmark, 1998 --
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Kobe-Naruto, Japan, 1998 --
Tatara Bridge, Onomichi-Imabari, Japan, 1999 --
100 longest bridges in the world.
Responsibility: Judith Dupré ; introductory interview with Frank O. Gehry ; design by Alleycat.
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"A panorama of some of the most famous bridges ever constructed, as well as lesser-known wonders."--Jacket.

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