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Spanning The Industrial Age: The John A. Roebling's Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey 1848-1974

Zink, Clifford W.; Hartman, Dorothy White

ISBN 10: 0963276905 / ISBN 13: 9780963276902
Published by Trenton Roebling Community Development Co., Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Oversized in color illustrated glossy softcovers; 192 pps. Illustrated with historic photographs and reproductions, drawings. The story of the John A. Roebling's Sons Co., fame dproducers of wire and wire rope for bridges, shipping, elevators, telephones, streetcars, mining and later airplanes, submarine netting tec. The founder, John Robling, pioneered the use of wire rope in America in the 1840s, using it for canal aqueducts in western Pennsylvania. The most famous use of Roebling wire was in building the Brooklyn Bridge (completed in 1883); the company was also involved in constructing the Cincinnati Bridge (1867), the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges in New York (1903 and 1909), the George Washington Bridge (1932) and the Golden Gate (1937). Bright, fine example, small ownership name top corner of first page. Bookseller Inventory # E4689B

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Title: Spanning The Industrial Age: The John A. ...

Publisher: Trenton Roebling Community Development Co., Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First.

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The Roebling Legacy : The Brooklin Bridge, Cincinnati Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, George washington Bridge, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Contains a Roebling Chronology, history, photos, Redevelopment Plan. Roeblings Family Tree List and Fundamental Operating Statistics 1863-1952

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