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The Great Bridge

A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century
Print Book, English, ©1972
Simon and Schuster, New York, ©1972
636 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780671212131, 9780671457112, 0671212133, 067145711X
The Plan
Man of Iron
The Genuine Language of America
Father and Son
The Proper Person to See
The Chief Engineer
All According to Plan
Down in the Caisson
The Past Catches Up
How Natural, Right, and Proper
The Mysterious Disorder
The Heroic Mode
At the Halfway Mark
Spirits of '76
A Perfect Pandemonium
Number 8, Birmingham Gauge
The Gigantic Spinning Machine
Wire Fraud
The Man in the Window
And Yet the Bridge Is Beautiful
The People's Day