Building Big Bridges

Building Big Bridges

Video Cassette - 2000
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Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of bridges. Discusses Brooklyn's suspension bridge and its engineer, John Augustus Roebling; the Golden Gate Bridge's history and construction; the cantilevered Firth of Forth Railway Bridge in Scotland, and others. Main program followed by "Building small bridges" (9 min.) which demonstrates the building of a bridge with drinking straws.
Publisher: South Burlington, Vt. : WGBH Boston Video, c2000
ISBN: 9781593752088
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments : 4 3/4 in. DVD


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