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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
"Cleared Hot" Book Two By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 256 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. Along with "Cleared Hot," the first book, it is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library!< Less
The Untrodden Paths of Masonic Research By Gilbert W. Daynes
eBook (PDF): $2.99
The "Untrodden Paths of Masonic Research," by Gilbert W. Daynes was originally published in 1924 and provides the Student of Masonic Research many questions, upon which to begin an... More > investigation into the history of the Masonic Fraternity. Examining such subjects as the origin of Freemasonry, Medieval Masonry and Freemasonry in the 17th Century, Danes asks more questions than he answers and, in the process, is sure to inspire the Freemason curious about such subject matters. Also included in this book are two other works by Gilbert W. Daynes: "Know Thyself" and "Freemasonry and Social England in the 18th Century."< Less
Amazing Victorian Inventions - PDF Scrapbook / Slideshow By Babette Abbeywood
eBook (PDF): $3.75
A digital anthology of over 100 vintage illustrations of marvelous Victorian machines, gadgets, famous scientific instruments and watershed innovations. From the great age of 19th century invention... More > and scientific discovery - steam-powered contraptions, early electric and petrol motors, boats and steam locomotive trains, weapons, optical and photographic devices, patent diagrams and illustrations from popular science journals and reviews. Sometimes beautiful, often clumsy, these early prototypes changed our world. Mainly American, British and French inventions, from the steam turbine to Edison's phonograph, the Maxim gun, the typewriter, wireless telegraphy, the gramophone, early aeroplanes and motor cars... Downloadable in PDF ebook format with optional random page transition effects for amusing browsing! Please check out our other titles including Amazing Victorian Amazing Vintage Medical Devices, Ads & Illustrations, available at our store www.lulu.com/fisheseye< Less