Synopses & Reviews
Among the 330 feats of engineering genius documented here are bridges found all over the United States, from Brooklyn to the Golden Gate and landmark dams such as the Hoover, Grand Coulee, Norris and Shasta. The introduction presents an overview of bridge and dam history, while special sections outline preservation issues and demonstrate the significance of these structures in America's history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
Table of Contents
Bridges: Spanning the Nation.
Dams: Controlling a Precious Resource.
Saving Bridges and Dams.
Guide to the Guide.
THE BRIDGES AND DAMS.
Epilogue: The Ones That Got Away.