Bridging the Hudson: The Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge & Its Connecting Rail Lines

Bridging the Hudson The Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge Its Connecting Rail Lines The Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge the longest bridge in the world when it was constructed was the first bridge over the Hudson south of Albany It provided a direct link for coalfields of Pennsylvania

  • Title: Bridging the Hudson: The Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge & Its Connecting Rail Lines
  • Author: Carleton Mabee
  • ISBN: 9781930098251
  • Page: 233
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, the longest bridge in the world when it was constructed, was the first bridge over the Hudson south of Albany It provided a direct link for coalfields of Pennsylvania to the New England market More than engineering history, this book also examines the lives of the people who worked on the bridge or drove trains over it and the proposalsThe Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, the longest bridge in the world when it was constructed, was the first bridge over the Hudson south of Albany It provided a direct link for coalfields of Pennsylvania to the New England market More than engineering history, this book also examines the lives of the people who worked on the bridge or drove trains over it and the proposals to reuse the structure after the fire of 1974.

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    1. Great historical photos and a concise history of the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, now the famous Walkway Over the Hudson.

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