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King Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Preservation Versus Destruction of the Historic Zenas King Iron Bowstring Bridge in Newfield, New York By Karen Van Etten
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The historic preservation of the Newfield King Bowstring Bridge, circa 1873 is an important read for anyone interested in this nation’s Industrial Revolution, and the advent of iron bridge... More > building. Zenas King and his entrepreneurial spirit influences today’s preservationist to dream big and never give up.< Less
King Bridge over Troubled Waters By Karen Van Etten
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This book chronicles the battle for the historic preservation of the King Bowstring Bridge in Newfield, New York, built in 1873 by Zenas King. King is known as one of the most prolific iron bridge... More > builders of the 19th century. While once there were 10,000 King iron bridges across the country, now only hundreds remain. Organizing amateur and professional preservationist across the US, Karen Van Etten managed to save the beautiful, disintegrating bridge, which 100 years before had joined this once thriving agricultural community together.< Less
"Backwards" Tunnel By Wasco Hadowanetz
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“Backwards” Tunnel This book relates the historical sequence of how a glacial embankment influenced railroad engineers to provide service to Ogdensburg, New Jersey; and the crucial role... More > that the “Backwards” Tunnel played in making it possible. It also describes the actions that were taken to save this dual-arched structure. In this volume Wasco settles the debate as to whether or not the Midland Engineers built the “Backwards” Tunnel correctly. During the early to mid-nineteenth century, a race was ongoing among competing eastern railroad companies to build the quickest and most profitable routes to New York City markets. The decision was made to proceed from Middletown through the Munson’s Gap. To reach this gap they had to bridge what was called a “yawning gulch” in Ogdensburg. Engineers decided to resolve this problem by building what was later called the “Backwards” Tunnel. Although the glacial moraine facilitated rail construction, building the tunnel was to be a formidable task.< Less
Coastal Northeast Ohio, 2015 Photo Calendar, Ashtabula & Lake Counties By Eric Kotila
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Beautiful photographs of the Lake Erie shore, historic buildings, and points of interest in Ashtabula, Lake, and Cuyahoga Counties of Northeastern Ohio. This area was part of the tract formerly known... More > as the Connecticut Western Reserve before Ohio achieved statehood in 1803. [Scenes: wooden building, cemetery, covered bridge, lakeshore, sunset, house, snow, Christmas, dock, Windsor, Madison, Ashtabula, Saybrook, Harbor, Lake Erie].< Less
Haywood County, NC - Road Records (1811-1927) By Stewart Dunaway
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Haywood County, residing in the mountains in Western North Carolina, contains an interesting collection of road records. Although a very expansive county, these records mostly pertain to Waynesville... More > and the general surrounding area. Despite this limited aspect, the collection enhances the historical knowledge of this county. There is one survey plat discussing roads to a mill (shown on the front cover), which is nice to find in these old (original) records, preserved in the NC State Archives. Transcribed (including a photograph of the original document) as well as indexing, enables researchers to quickly search this entire collection.< Less
Gig Harbor By Jim Nicholls
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Over the past eleven years, Storefront Studio has worked with sixteen local communities to identify existing assets and enact positive change. This summer, Storefront Studio went to Gig Harbor, a... More > waterfront town located on Gig Harbor Bay in Puget Sound, across the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma. With the support of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and the Washington State Main Streets Program, the studio identified nine districts in which the town’s existing assets could be enhanced to stimulate conversation, encourage economic viability and revitalize the imageability of downtown Gig Harbor.< Less
Gig Harbor eBook By Jim Nicholls
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Over the past eleven years, Storefront Studio has worked with sixteen local communities to identify existing assets and enact positive change. This summer, Storefront Studio went to Gig Harbor, a... More > waterfront town located on Gig Harbor Bay in Puget Sound, across the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma. With the support of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and the Washington State Main Streets Program, the studio identified nine districts in which the town’s existing assets could be enhanced to stimulate conversation, encourage economic viability and revitalize the imageability of downtown Gig Harbor.< Less
Southern Chester County By Cristin Rojas
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2013 Photo calendar of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Photos include historic buildings, preserve land, a covered bridge, hot air balloons and local flora. Cristin Rojas is a freelance photographer... More > who lives in Chester County, PA< Less