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 ...

Learning Basic Calculus

Author: Alexander Hahn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387946061
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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 ...

The Brooklyn Bridge

Author: G. S. Prentzas
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438119402
Size: 49.60 MB
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The bridge's cables contain enough wire to circle the Earth more than five times!
When completed, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge was the world's heaviest bridge.
It was built to carry a large volume of traff c— today, nearly 200,000 vehicles ...

Verrazano Narrows Bridge Cable Spinning

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The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is being financed and built by and will be
operated by the Triborough Bridge agency. With the start of the cable spinning,
sidewalk superintendents will be able to see clearly the construction of one of the
 ...

Cold War America 1946 To 1990

Author: Facts on File Inc
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438107986
Size: 70.28 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 ...

Super Structures

Author: Mark Denny
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801894360
Size: 77.29 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 ...

New York S Golden Age Of Bridges

Author: Antonio Masi
Publisher: Empire State Editions
ISBN: 0823240657
Size: 35.94 MB
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In New York's Golden Age of Bridges, artist Antonio Masi's paintings and Joan Marans Dim's text encourage the understanding and appreciation of the art and history of the city's nine "Golden-Age" bridges, explore the connections they've ...