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Landmark American bridges

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Published by Published in association with American Society of Civil Engineers, Little, Brown and Co. in New York, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United states
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- United States.,
    • Historic bridges -- United States.,
    • Bridges -- United states -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] Eric DeLony.
      ContributionsDeLony, Eric., American Society of Civil Engineers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG23 .L36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1721203M
      ISBN 100872628574, 0821220365
      LC Control Number92024530

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