America's covered bridges : practical crossings -- nostalgic icons / Terry E. Miller and Ronald G. Knapp ; photography by A. Chester Ong.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library||624.21 MIL (Text)||33187004358137||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||624.2 MILLER (Text)||33946003257164||Nonfiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0804849641
- ISBN: 9780804849647
- Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations, color ; 31 cm
- Publisher: Rutland, VT : Tuttle Publishing, .
- Copyright: ©2013
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|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 267-268) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
New perspectives on North America's covered bridges -- The birth of the North American covered bridge -- The evolution of covered bridge design -- From planning to reality : erecting covered bridges -- Covered bridges in the face of progress -- Finding a place for covered bridges in the twenty-first century -- Iconic covered bridges of the United States and Canada. New England ; Middle Atlantic ; South ; Midwest ; West ; Canada.
This book tells the fascinating story of 15,000 covered bridges built in the Unites States and Canada over the past 200 years. Authors describe how these bridges were built, the technological breakthroughs required to construct them, and above all the dedication and skill of their builders. Each of the bridges, whether still standing or long gone, has a story to tell about the nature of America at the time--not only about its transportational needs, but the availability of materials and the technological prowess of the people who built it.
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