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Verrazano Narrows Bridge Collection, 1959-1964

Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Rethi, Lili
Ammann. Othmar H
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft.; 0.008 cu. meters
Type:
Reports
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Place:
Staten Island (N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1959
1964
1959-1964
20th century
Summary:
Contains material on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, erected between Staten Island and Brooklyn, New York, 1959-1964. Includes selected drawings, photographs, and reports; a booklet of perspective views and construction photographs, 1960-1962; negatives, photographs, and sketches by Lili Rethi, 1960-1964; a reprint of an April 1963 article on planning and design of the bridge by Othmar H. Ammann; a groundbreaking program, 1959; a cable spanning program, 1963; a booklet, "Spanning the Narrows," 1964; newspaper and magazine articles; and arterial progress reports, 1962-1964.
Topic:
Suspension bridges
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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