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11 edition of The George Washington Bridge found in the catalog.

The George Washington Bridge

poetry in steel

by Michael Aaron Rockland

  • 136 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York -- Design and construction -- History,
  • George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Aaron Rockland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTG25.N515 R63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16414082M
    ISBN 109780813543758
    LC Control Number2008000897

    George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president Born: George Washington Bridge Connecting New York City with New Jersey, the George Washington Bridge handles more traffic than any other bridge in the world. Opened in the 's, this engineering marvel carries vehicles over the Hudson ing massive steel towers at its edges, the busy double-decked suspension bridge has been an iconic symbol of NYC for generations.

      Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Son Archie's Birthday Book Was a Gift From Oprah Winfrey. Holland Tunnel and George Washington Bridge will . George Washington Bridge map and exit list, including individual exit maps, service plazas, and traffic cameras, where available. Plus, hotel and dining options.

    Available cameras for the George Washington Bridge. Map will show exits where camera feeds are available. Since opening in , the George Washington Bridge, linking New York and New Jersey, has become the busiest bridge in the world, with over million vehicles passing over it each year. Many people also consider it the most beautiful bridge in the world, yet remarkably little has been written about it.


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"The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel is a well-rounded tribute to a national landmark. The author weaves together history, popular culture, behind-the-scene tours, and personal insight in his living portrait of a modern marvel."--Darl Rastorfer, author of Six Bridges: The Legacy of Othmar H.

Ammann"Like the magnificent bridge it honors, this book is graceful /5(11). I adored this book as a child and now, some 60 years later, live close to the little red lighthouse and the great gray bridge.

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The Little Red Lighthouse stopped being used as a functional lighthouse long ago, but over the years this foot-high structure has become a beacon of another kind. Located underneath the George Washington Bridge along this treacherous section of the Hudson River once known as Jeffrey’s Hook, this is one of the few surviving lighthouses in.

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