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by Brian J. McKee

ePub Historic American Covered Bridges download
Author:
Brian J. McKee
ISBN13:
978-0784401897
ISBN:
0784401896
Language:
Publisher:
Amer Society of Civil Engineers (June 1, 1996)
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Subcategory:
Specialty Travel
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1413 kb
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1115 kb
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4.2
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Historic American Covered Bridges book.

Historic American Covered Bridges book.

There are about 1600 covered bridges in the world currently ^ McKee, Brian J. (1997). Historic American Covered Bridges.

There are about 1600 covered bridges in the world currently. This is intended to be a list of all current covered bridges (but is currently incomplete in that respect) plus former notable covered bridges. McKee, Brian J. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-7844-0189-7.

The Roseman Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Winterset, Iowa. It is prominently featured in the novel The Bridges of Madison County, as well as its film adaptation. It was built in 1883 over the Middle River, and renovated in 1992. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. List of covered bridges in Madison County, Iowa. The Bridges of Madison County.

America's Covered Bridges is a book every covered bridge enthusiast will want to own. Amongst numerous other virtues, the book is profusely illustrated with both historic and contemporary photographs, the latter permitting readers to assess the current condition of many of our covered. Amongst numerous other virtues, the book is profusely illustrated with both historic and contemporary photographs, the latter permitting readers to assess the current condition of many of our covered bridges. David W. Wright, President, National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges, Incorporated. America's Covered Bridges has set a new standard of excellence for books on the topic.

McKee Bridge Historical Society. McKee Bridge is Oregon’s oldest original covered bridge listed in the National Register of Historic.

Historic american covered bridges. Published: 1 March 1998. by Informa UK Limited. in Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Volume 15, pp 145-147; doi:10. Keywords: Historic American Covered Bridges.

A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof and siding which, in most covered bridges, create an almost complete enclosure. The purpose of the covering is to protect the wooden structural members from the weather. Uncovered wooden bridges have a lifespan of only 10 to 15 years because of the effects of rain and su. .Bridges having covers for reasons other than protecting wood trusses, such as for protecting pedestrians and keeping horses from shying away from water, are also sometimes called covered bridges. YouTube Encyclopedic.

Read "America's Covered Bridges Practical Crossings?Nostalgic Icons" by.The book will be of tremendous interest to anyone interested in American history, carpentry and technological change.

As many as 15,000 covered bridges were built in North America over the past 200 years. In America's Covered Bridges, authors Terry E. Miller and Ronald G. Knapp tell the fascinating story of these bridges, how they were built, the technological breakthroughs required to construct them and above all the dedication and skill of their builders.

McKee, Brian J. (1998): Historic American Covered Bridges. Caston, Philip S. C. (2009): Historic Wooden Covered Bridge Trusses in Germany. In: Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, v. 15, n. 2 (March 1998), pp. 145-147. Presented at: Third International Congress on Construction History, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany, 20th-24th May 2009.

Portrays 138 historic covered bridges found in the United States and Canada, along with detailed truss diagrams, basic construction details, and pertinent facts and information on each bridge
  • Very interesting and detailed descriptions of older, authentic, covered bridged. Covers nationwide, data leaning more to where the bulk of older bridges are, mainly the Eastern U.S. Very good book. recommended for anyone loving covered bridges.

  • As advertised

  • A very good photo essay of the nostalgia of the wooden bridge era. It makes a nice coffee table book

  • What a wonderful book. It's a series of great photos of significant covered bridges, with descriptions that include building methods and styles, dates, history and best yet... driving directions! I find myself itching to go out and visit some nearby ones. An enjoyable, easy read that I know I will refer to over and over.

  • This book was beautifully illistrated, and informational. Each photographed bridge holds part of our past, and an oppertunity to understand a part of our history. Once inside the pages you are transported back into a time that others have forgotten. I recommand this book to all who have been in love with the Covered Bridge for a long time, and to thoes like me who have just fallen in love with this beautiful part of our history.

  • Brian's book is filled with some of the most breathtaking photographs you will ever see of Covered Bridges. If a bridge had a soul, he certainly knows how to capture it with his photographs. The historical and technical information is wonderful as well. It is a magnificent book!

  • great product