Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Allen & Unwin, 2000 - Arch bridges - 32 pages
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The building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was a vast, audacious enterprise, involving hundreds of workers over eight years and costing more than ten million pounds. John Nicholson describes the stages of construction, the ingenious solutions to technical problems and the celebrations that accompanied the opening. Ages 10+.
 

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Contents

Section 1
12
Section 2
13
Section 3
14
Section 4
15
Section 5
16
Section 6
26
Section 7
27
Section 8
28
Section 9
31
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About the author (2000)

John Nicholson is an ex-architect turned author and illustrator of children's books. His particular interests are history, architecture and all kinds of invention, design and construction. He lives in the bush, not far from Melbourne. Many of his books have been shortlisted in the Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards and three of them, A Home among the Gum Trees, The First Fleet and Fishing for Islands have won the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

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