The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge by Unknown at Diaries Letters Stories. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nation's history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the Civil War, when Americans believed all things were possible.
So daring a concept as spanning the East River to join two great cities required vision and dedication of the kind that went into building Europe's great cathedrals. During 14 years of
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