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Joseph Strauss: Builder of the Golden Gate Bridge Michael Chester

Joseph Strauss: Builder of the Golden Gate Bridge

Michael Chester

Published 2013
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Paperback
87 pages
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Joseph Baermann Strauss loved a challange, and in 1977, San Francisco City Engineer Michael OShaughnessy presented the fearless engineer with one he couldnt resist: build a bridge across the treacherous Golden Gate.Twenty years later, in May 1937,MoreJoseph Baermann Strauss loved a challange, and in 1977, San Francisco City Engineer Michael OShaughnessy presented the fearless engineer with one he couldnt resist: build a bridge across the treacherous Golden Gate.Twenty years later, in May 1937, the first cars roared across the brand new Golden Gate Bridge, and Joseph Strauss had proved that what everyone thought was impossible could indeed be achieved.As a child, Strauss had dreamed of doing something that no one else had done. The magnificent bridge - the worlds longests suspension span of its day - fulfilled that ambition. Thia is his story, and the story of how Americas most beauitful bridge came to be.