The Bridge

Author: Gay Talese
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409119
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Gay Talese, then early in his career at the New York Times, closely followed the construction, and soon after the opening of this marvel of human ingenuity and engineering, he chronicled the human drama of its completion-from the ...

Die Frau Des Pr Sidenten

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
ISBN: 3841203655
Size: 73.10 MB
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Meisterhaft und einfühlsam schildert Curtis Sittenfeld den unfreiwilligen Aufstieg einer Frau bis an die Spitze einer Weltmacht, ihre Selbstzweifel und die Widersprüche ihres Lebens.

Mighty Mac

Author: Lawrence A. Rubin
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814318171
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This impressive photograph collection captures the struggles and the hardships, as well as the determination and the pride of the men who labored to build the Mackinac Bridge.

The George Washington Bridge

Author: Michael Aaron Rockland
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813543754
Size: 80.44 MB
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Rainbow Bridge, the Columbus Bridge, the Cleveland Bridge (President Grover
Cleveland had been born in New Jersey ... had built three bridges connecting
Staten Island with New Jersey, it was not until the Verrazano- Narrows was built
that ...

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: G. S. Prentzas
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119402
Size: 47.49 MB
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“The people,” Verrazzano later wrote in his account of the voyage, “clothed with
the feathers of various colors, came toward us joyfully, shouting with admiration,
showing us where we could ... Named after Giovanni da Verrazzano, the
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connects Brooklyn with Staten Island. ... It was built to
carry a large volume of traff c— today, nearly 200,000 vehicles cross the bridge
every day.

Learning Basic Calculus

Author: Alexander Hahn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387946061
Size: 41.35 MB
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Construction for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was completed in 1937
. It has a center ... What is the safety factor built into the main cable? (These ...
The Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York City, was completed in 1964. It has
two ...

Staten Island

Author: Daniel C. Kramer
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761858318
Size: 77.36 MB
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The most important public policy event of the Maniscalco years was the decision
to build the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Maniscalco was quite right when he said
at the ground-breaking ceremony in 1959 that the “bridge's social and economic

Super Structures

Author: Mark Denny
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801894360
Size: 32.52 MB
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Earlier, Strauss said that building a bridge was a constant war against the forces
of nature. ... No such problem for Verrazano-Narrows, however, because by the
early 1960s engineers had enough understanding of aerodynamics—thanks ...

Bridge Engineering

Author: Leonardo Fernández Troyano
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 0727732153
Size: 58.85 MB
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12/6.81 bridge is built after being designed, the construction system must be part
of the design; how a bridge is going to ... in San Francisco bay with a 1280- n.9/8
%/8.153 metre span, of the Verrazano Narrows bridge with a 1298-metre fi.i 8/8.

Cold War America 1946 To 1990

Author: Facts on File Inc
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438107986
Size: 37.27 MB
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Bridge building otherwise produced several highlights between 1950 and 1980.
The Verrazano -Narrows bridge in New York, completed in 1964, nudged out the
Golden Gate bridge for longest span. The most striking "new" bridge, where ...