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America"s top 10 bridges

by Edward R. Ricciuti

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Published by Blackbirch Press Book in Woodbridge, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bridges.

    • About the Edition

      Introduces ten famous American bridges: the Verrazano Narrows, San Francisco-Oakland Bay, Frankford Avenue, Royal Gorge, Golden Gate, Evergreen Point, Chesapeake Bay, Mackinac, Coos Bay, and Brooklyn Bridge.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 22) and index.

      Other titlesAmerica"s top ten bridges, Bridges
      Statementby Edward R. Ricciuti.
      SeriesAmerica"s top 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTG148 .R5 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1012356M
      ISBN 101567111971
      LC Control Number96052998
      OCLC/WorldCa36138373

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