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Bridges Family History By Beverly Bridges McCarthy
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Bridges Family History from England to America with Account by Edward Loos Bridges and his childhood in the Phillipines
Bridges Family History By Beverly Bridges McCarthy
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Bridges Family History from England to America with Account by Edward Loos Bridges and his childhood in the Phillipines
Bulls Bridge By Erica Dakin Voolich
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This is the story of the building of the Bulls Bridge Power Plant in Gaylordsville, Connecticut and of the addition to it in 1912. The vision of a Connecticut politician, Nicholas Staub, realized,... More > and the effect on one farm family. This is the story of Rob Dakin, as a young man watched the digging of the canal for the power plant go across the fields of their farm, then when the plant was completed, the locals didn't get electricity. Rob went to college, came back years later as one of the engineers on the building of the addition to the power plant which brought electricity to the surrounding neighborhood. Rob documented the building of the addition and 27 pages of his photographs of the power plant's construction are included. It includes Dakin family genealogy and life stories from the original immigrant Thomas Dakin down to Rob and his children.< Less
Engineers At The Bridge By John Sliz
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The defense of the Arnhem bridge is one of history’s most epic battles and the 1st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers played an important part in it. Finding itself defending several buildings... More > around the bridge, the engineers were forced to put down their picks and shovels and pick up their rifles and Bren guns to fight as infantry. Starting with the creation of the squadron to the rebuilding after the battle, this is the story of how they held on even as the buildings they occupied burned and crumbled around them. Book #3 in the Market Garden Engineer Series.< Less
Barmouth Bridge By John W. Griffith
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This is the story of two very different families and the tragedy that unfolds when they converge. The Turners live on a council estate on the edge of a Midlands town, the Robsons just a few miles... More > away but in another world; the Turners live on benefit and dishonesty, the Robsons farm the land their family has owned since the reign of Elizabeth I. In James Standish, social worker to the Turners’ teenage daughter and fiancé of Jo Robson, the two worlds come together. For James and Jo, Barmouth Bridge is the special place where they fell in love; on the day Lee Turner intrudes on Coldleigh Farm Jo is putting the finishing touches to her painting of the bridge. It will never be finished. And four hundred years of history will come to an horrific end.< Less
Bow Bridge By Steven Wayne Krentz
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Take a twisted page-turning trip into a world of emotional dependence, dysfunction and experiemental drug use. Twenty-somethings Samuel, Chase, Rebecca and other characters search for excitement in... More > their lives and for emotional connection. All the while, reality is allusive and psychedelic is paramount. Anyone with a history of experimental drug use, especially the world of Ecstasy will appreciate the descriptions within. Not written as a proponent of drug use but as an objective, indifferent observer of it, Bow Bridge delves into complicated areas of love, drug abuse, physical and emotional abuse and the human instinct to heal a loved ones suffering. Dizzying dramatic turns will have you hooked until the end.< Less
Bow Bridge By Steven Wayne Krentz
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Take a twisted page-turning trip into a world of emotional dependence, dysfunction and experiemental drug use. Twenty-somethings Samuel, Chase, Rebecca and other characters search for excitement in... More > their lives and for emotional connection. All the while, reality is allusive and psychedelic is paramount. Anyone with a history of experimental drug use, especially the world of Ecstasy will appreciate the descriptions within. Not written as a proponent of drug use but as an objective, indifferent observer of it, Bow Bridge delves into complicated areas of love, drug abuse, physical and emotional abuse and the human instinct to heal a loved ones suffering. Dizzying dramatic turns will have you hooked until the end.< Less
Road, Bridge and Ferry History in North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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This book documents the laws enacted in the 18th century for road, bridge, ferry and mills for North Carolina. This book includes examples of the acutal petitions from the counties located in the... More > Piedmont. Images are included to show examples of maps and drawings that were included with these petitions. Mill records and laws are also included. This book provides a great overview and insight to the over 20,000 petitions I have transcribed from the N.C. Archives.< Less
The Golden Gate Bridge: History, Impact and Legacy By Mike Dayson
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As Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75, History Revised to Honor Engineer GWEN IFILL: Finally this evening, the Golden Gate Bridge, an icon of American engineering and architecture, turns 75 today. Its... More > effect, its heritage as well as some of the controversy that initially surrounded it are as soon as again the center of attention. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels has our tale. SPENCER MICHELS: Even before it opened on May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge was hailed as a modern-day wonder, a magnificent feat of engineering. In the midst of the Great Depression, the bridge, then the longest single-span suspension bridge in the world, brought hope and pride to a city and a country in need of optimism. It was far more than a street connecting San Francisco with counties to the north. KEVIN STARR, chronicler, University of Southern California: This is not simply a completely successful work of engineering. It's likewise a work of art, and it's also a renowned statement about American life.< Less
HISTORY By Richard Stanford
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History is a collection of black-and-white photographs. History is about the homes people have left behind on the side of the highway; the careless marks they have left on a city’s walls; the... More > remembrance statues they have carved; the dreams of childhood and of walking; and History. Over the past thirty years Richard Stanford’s photos have been exhibited at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Skelly Gallery, Workshop Gallery, Critical Eye Gallery, Arbor Gallery, and Cornwall Regional Art Gallery. The photos are also a bridge from the days of silver nitrate to digital c-print photography; so too History.< Less