The Brooklyn Bridge: They Said It Couldn't Be Built

by Judith St. George

An absorbing account of the technological and human aspects involved in the planning... read more

An absorbing account of the technological and human aspects involved in the planning and building of the Brooklyn Bridge in the late 19th Century. Visual material from archival collections, an extensive bibliography, relevant statistics and an index add to the value of a highly readable and interesting narrative about the Robelings' development of what was to become the longest suspension bridge in the world. (9-13 years)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1982

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