Modern Marvels: Brooklyn Bridge

Modern Marvels: Brooklyn Bridge


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Modern Marvels: Brooklyn Bridge

This documentary tells the complete story of the Brooklyn Bridge, sometimes called "the eighth wonder of the world." The bridge, engineered by John Roebling and built in 19th century New York, was considered a technological miracle for that time. Before the Brooklyn Bridge, no one had ever built such a long suspension bridge, much less used metal cables or steel for construction. In this video, experts explore everything Roebling found himself up against, including the weather, politicians, and naysayers.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/26/2005
UPC: 0733961718317
Rating: NR
Source: A&E Home Video
Time: 0:50:00
Sales rank: 85,655

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Birthday Celebration [2:39]
2. John Roebling [7:50]
3. Accepting the Challenge [13:45]
4. Soaring Over the City [6:36]
5. Spinning in the Sky [6:30]
6. Turning the Tide [8:10]

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