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Railroad Bridges in the Heartland
Stanley A Changnon
Mayhaven Publishing
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2014-09-12 00:00:00
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Railroad Bridges in the Heartland

By Stanley H. Chagnon.

Softcover, 218 pages, 8x10.5". 1997.

"The bridges of America's heartland represent all types of railroad bridges in the U.S.

"The photos (240+ b/w & 20 color) represent 25% of all the movable bridges in the U.S., and illustrate every type - Bascule, vertical lift, and swing, including the world's longest. There is a visit with a bridge tender, history of rail bridge development in the U.S., the direction of future bridge development...Chicago's many rail bridges carrying its 18 railroads."