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By (author) Elaine Pascoe. A history of the Brooklyn Bridge with an emphasis on the basic architecture, engineering, and mechanical procedures of construction show more.

With photographs and drawings, this book about the Brooklyn Bridge discusses the reasons the bridge was built, the dangerous working conditions, and the problems th. .see all With photographs and drawings, this book about the Brooklyn Bridge discusses the reasons the bridge was built, the dangerous working conditions, and the problems the engineers and workers faced see all With photographs and drawings.

Pascoe, Elaine, The Brooklyn Bridge (Building America), 1999, Blackbirch Marketing. When built, the Brooklyn Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world and the first to use steel cables and trusses. About Civil Engineering.

Building the Brooklyn Bridge. John Roebling, an immigrant from Germany, did not invent the suspension bridge, but his work building bridges in America made him the most prominent bridge builder in the . His bridges over the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh (completed in 1860) and over the Ohio River at Cincinnati (completed 1867) were considered remarkable achievements. Roebling began dreaming of spanning the East River between New York and Brooklyn (which were then two separate cities) as early as 1857 when he drew designs for enormous towers that would hold the bridge's cables.

Telling the story of American construction. He wanted to get back to his team and continue to "Build America" I am so proud of him!!

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The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid ion bridge in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, spanning the East River. The Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid ion bridge in New York City. The Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595. 5 feet (48. m) and a deck height of 127 ft (3. m) above Mean High Water. It is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States and was the world's first steel-wire suspension bridge, as well as the first fixed crossing across the East River

When the Brooklyn Bridge was completed in 1883, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, and the first to use steel rather than iron cable. Its twin stone towers were taller than any building in either city, except the spire of New York's Trinity Church. But all this glory came at a price. The bridge had taken 14 years to build, and cost $15 million. More than 20 people--including the bridge's designer--had died during construction.
Building America - Brooklyn Bridge download epub
Arts Music & Photography
Author: Elaine Pascoe
ISBN: 1567111734
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Arts Music & Photography
Language: English
Publisher: Blackbirch Press; 1 edition (August 26, 1999)
Pages: 41 pages