The True Book of Bridges Author:Norman Carlisle Madelyn Carlisle No rushing stream stopped an early hunter who could find a bridge of a fallen log. — That was just the beginning of the story of bridges. Now, useful and beautiful, they span chasms, unite divided cities, cross fiords and rivers and form important links in the routes of the world. — There are simple beam bridges, long suspension bridges, cantilev... more »er bridges, stone-arch bridges. There are old bridges with shops on them, bridges that open to let ships go by, and floating bridges built on pontoons.
Here, with simple text, are many of the most beautiful and interesting bridges of the world.« less