Historic Iron and Steel Bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

October 30, 2020
Historic Iron and Steel Bridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

This book chronicles the development of metal truss and relatedbridges in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont from the 1860s to 1940:the various types and their inventors, historical changes in thehighway and railroad networks that caused these bridges to bebuilt, the rise of state bridge-building agencies, developments inthe field of civil engineering, and preservation trends.While many notable metal bridges of the past are discussed inthe context of these topics, the book's main focus is a detailedaccount of the remaining historic bridges.