Historic Iron and Steel Bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

Historic Iron and Steel Bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

by Glenn A. Knoblock
     
 

This book chronicles the development of metal truss and related bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont from the 1860s to 1940: the various types and their inventors, historical changes in the highway and railroad networks that caused these bridges to be built, the rise of state bridge-building agencies, developments in the field of civil engineering, and

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This book chronicles the development of metal truss and related bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont from the 1860s to 1940: the various types and their inventors, historical changes in the highway and railroad networks that caused these bridges to be built, the rise of state bridge-building agencies, developments in the field of civil engineering, and preservation trends. While many notable metal bridges of the past are discussed in the context of these topics, the book's main focus is a detailed account of the remaining historic bridges.

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chronicles the types of iron and steel bridges built in New England between 1860 and 1940

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ISBN-13:
9780786448432
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/25/2012
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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