American Railroad Bridges; From Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 21, 1889

By: Cooper, Theodore

Price: $65.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Poor


60 numbered pages; 8 full page black & white plates (bridge photos), 18 large fold-out drawings of bridge structures and design, 2 fold-out charts. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Binding is broken, though front and back boards are holding on by threads. Interior pages bound together, except for two loose fold-outs. Pages are clean and bright; fold-outs are fragile with some taped at seams and others showing tears on folds, a few completely separated. (Only one fold-out seems incomplete). Interesting fold-out drawings include: the Bollman Patent Iron Suspension Truss, Mohawk Bridge at Schenectady, Scuykill Permanent Bridge, Bridge Over Hudson Built by Theodore Burr, Trenton Bridge (T. Burr), Patent Bridge "Colossus" and New Hope Bridge (L. Wernway), Town Lattice Truss, Howe Truss Bridge, Iron Bridge Over Monongahela River on the B&O R.R. (A. Fink), Fink Combination Bridge, Whipple Trapezoidal Truss, Channel Span Steubenville Bridge (J. Linville), Lowthorp Truss Bridge, and more.

Title: American Railroad Bridges; From Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 21, 1889

Author Name: Cooper, Theodore

Categories: Transportation, Science & Technology, Railroadiana,

Edition: reprint

Publisher: Engineeering News Publishing Company:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor

Size: Small 4to 9

Seller ID: 28996

Keywords: Railroad Bridges Bridge Design Trusses Bridge Engineering,