Covered Bridges of the Northeast

Covered Bridges of the Northeast

Book - 2004 | Dover ed
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and anyone interested in bridge construction. Book jacket.
pioneers, the tools they used, and their finished masterpieces. Allen describes foot bridges, latticework and double-decked structures, double-barreled bridges, drawbridges, and more, in locations from Maine to New Jersey. Enhanced with 150 illustrations, diagrams and maps, the text provides complete information on bridge location, length of spans, and other data. A priceless tribute to bygone days, this profusely illustrated and delightfully written book will captivate lovers of Americana
Tourists have braved small country roads to find them. Avid admirers view them as a form of artistry from earlier times that must be preserved. To many Americans, covered bridges are symbols of a quieter, simpler way of life and a link to the not-so-distant past. These practical and charming extensions are also monuments to the builders who designed and constructed them. A world authority on covered bridges, Richard Sanders Allen provides a richly detailed account of these engineering
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
Edition: Dover ed
ISBN: 0486436624
Branch Call Number: 624.218097 ALL
Characteristics: 121 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm


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