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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 126 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 6 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 2 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 2 0 Browse Search
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1,270 tons, and the average about 400 tons; the strain required to break the four cables, nearly 60,000 tons. The cost is estimated at $6,675,000. In Fig. 6093, the bridges represented are drawn to the same scale. a, railway-bridge, Niagara River (1855). b, Alleghany River Bridge, Pittsburg (1860). c, Cincinnati Bridge, over the Ohio (1867). d, Niagara Falls Upper Bridge (1869). e, East River Bridge, New York and Brooklyn. Relative spans of suspension-bridges in the Un River, New York.New York and Brooklyn.1,600In progressRoebling. Niagara (upper)NiagaraNiagara Falls1,2501869 CincinnatiOhioCincinnati1,057Roebling. WheelingOhioWheeling1,0101848Ellet. FribourgSarineFribourg870631834Chaley. NiagaraNiagaraNiagara River821.4751848Roebling. CliftonAvonSomersetshire, England7021864 Charing CrossThamesLondon, England676.5501845I. K. Brunel. DanubePesth666451850Clarke. La Roche BernardVilaineLa Roche Bernard, France650.4501846Leblanc. NashvilleCumberlandNas
rcular, with a diameter of 24 feet 8 inches at the top of the caisson, while each of the other piers has a width of 8 feet, and a length of 35 feet 4 inches at top of caisson, and a width of 7 feet 3 inches at top of cut-stone. Beside the piers which carry the superstructure, there are at the draw 2 guard-piers, one above and one below, which serve to protect the draw from injury and to aid vessels in passing. It is substantially the Howe truss. The bridge across the entrance to the Niagara River, at Black Rock, designed for the use of the Grand Trunk, Great Western, Canada Southern, New York Central, Erie, and New York West Shore, and Chicago Railways, has a total length of 3,550 feet, 1,300 feet of which are over trestle-work upon Squaw Island, 450 feet over Black Rock Harbor, and the remainder over the main branch of the river. The river portion of the bridge has 8 piers and 2 abutments. Owing to the depth of water, from 12 to 45 feet, and a current of from 5 1/2 to 10 mil