Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge - Alex Gendler
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Watch Ken Burns’ wonderful documentary on the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, or read the original coverage in the New York Times and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Several books have been written about the structure, and it has formed the backdrop for countless stories on the page and on the screen. The Whitney Museum has displayed the original architectural drawings, while many interesting facts about the bridge remain to be discovered.
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