Great Bridges: From Ancient Times to the Twentieth Century

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Bridges serve a practical purpose, providing passage over rivers, valleys, roads, railroad tracks, and other obstacles to transportation. But many bridges are also works of art. This splendid archive by an expert on the history of bridges and civil engineering amply illustrates the art of good bridge design, as exemplified by ancient and modern constructions. Wilbur J. Watson's study ranges far and wide, and his text -- accompanied by 200 rare photographs and illustrations -- contains vivid descriptions of many of the Old ...

Great Bridges: From Ancient Times to the Twentieth Century 2006, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486447438

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