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Author Haw, Richard, 1968-
Title Engineering America [electronic resource] : the life and times of John A. Roebling / Richard Haw.
Alternative Title Life and times of John A. Roebling
Publication Info New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]



Descript pages cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : "Fitting one's self for the New World" -- Part 1. Novice (1806-1831) -- In Napoleon's shadow (1806-1824) -- Berlin and the culture of revolution (1824-1825) -- Building roads, designing bridges (1825-1829) -- Johann Etzler and the Mühlhausen Emigration Society (1829-1831) -- Across the Atlantic (1831) -- Part 2. Apprentice (1831-1847) -- And out to Western Pennsylvania (1831-1832) -- Establishing Saxonburg (1832-1837) -- Internal improvements (1838-1841) -- Making wire rope and the wire rope industry (1840-1848) -- Private life, public works (1844-1845) -- Rebuilding Pittsburgh (1845-1846) -- Setting the future (1846-1847) -- Part 3. Master (1848-69) -- Economies of scale (1848-1852) -- Crossing Niagara (1846-48) -- Securing Niagara (1852-55) -- The Kentucky, Ohio, and Allegheny (1856-1860) -- And the war came (1861-1865) -- Unfinished business (1863-1869) -- Epilogue: "I am my own judge."
Note .
ISBN 9780190663902 (hardback)
9780190663926 (epub)
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Author Haw, Richard, 1968-
Subject Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869.
Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Civil engineers -- Germany -- Biography.
Suspension bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Railroad bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
German Americans -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Mühlhausen (Thuringia, Germany) -- Biography.
Alternative Title Life and times of John A. Roebling
Descript pages cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : "Fitting one's self for the New World" -- Part 1. Novice (1806-1831) -- In Napoleon's shadow (1806-1824) -- Berlin and the culture of revolution (1824-1825) -- Building roads, designing bridges (1825-1829) -- Johann Etzler and the Mühlhausen Emigration Society (1829-1831) -- Across the Atlantic (1831) -- Part 2. Apprentice (1831-1847) -- And out to Western Pennsylvania (1831-1832) -- Establishing Saxonburg (1832-1837) -- Internal improvements (1838-1841) -- Making wire rope and the wire rope industry (1840-1848) -- Private life, public works (1844-1845) -- Rebuilding Pittsburgh (1845-1846) -- Setting the future (1846-1847) -- Part 3. Master (1848-69) -- Economies of scale (1848-1852) -- Crossing Niagara (1846-48) -- Securing Niagara (1852-55) -- The Kentucky, Ohio, and Allegheny (1856-1860) -- And the war came (1861-1865) -- Unfinished business (1863-1869) -- Epilogue: "I am my own judge."
Note .
ISBN 9780190663902 (hardback)
9780190663926 (epub)
Author Haw, Richard, 1968-
Subject Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869.
Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Civil engineers -- Germany -- Biography.
Suspension bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Railroad bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
German Americans -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Mühlhausen (Thuringia, Germany) -- Biography.
Alternative Title Life and times of John A. Roebling

Subject Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869.
Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Civil engineers -- Germany -- Biography.
Suspension bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Railroad bridges -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
German Americans -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Mühlhausen (Thuringia, Germany) -- Biography.
Descript pages cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : "Fitting one's self for the New World" -- Part 1. Novice (1806-1831) -- In Napoleon's shadow (1806-1824) -- Berlin and the culture of revolution (1824-1825) -- Building roads, designing bridges (1825-1829) -- Johann Etzler and the Mühlhausen Emigration Society (1829-1831) -- Across the Atlantic (1831) -- Part 2. Apprentice (1831-1847) -- And out to Western Pennsylvania (1831-1832) -- Establishing Saxonburg (1832-1837) -- Internal improvements (1838-1841) -- Making wire rope and the wire rope industry (1840-1848) -- Private life, public works (1844-1845) -- Rebuilding Pittsburgh (1845-1846) -- Setting the future (1846-1847) -- Part 3. Master (1848-69) -- Economies of scale (1848-1852) -- Crossing Niagara (1846-48) -- Securing Niagara (1852-55) -- The Kentucky, Ohio, and Allegheny (1856-1860) -- And the war came (1861-1865) -- Unfinished business (1863-1869) -- Epilogue: "I am my own judge."
Note .
ISBN 9780190663902 (hardback)
9780190663926 (epub)

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