During the Great Depression, three lost souls meet one another at Boulder Dam, a massive engineering project in the midst of the Nevada desert. The story begins with Filius Poe, an engineer coping with a grave personal loss. Lew Beck is...
Design and construction
- Auteur:Murkoff, BruceSommaire:
- Auteur:Grey, ZaneSommaire:
Just as young surveyor Warren Neale discovers graft and corruption in the building of the Union Pacific Railroad in Wyoming, his fiancee Allie is kidnapped by ruffians.
- Auteur:Steggall, SusanSommaire:
Uses rhyming text to follow different construction vehicles, including bulldozers, diggers, and trucks, as they build a group of houses.
- Auteur:Reid-Stevens, AmandaSommaire:
The Canoe He Called Loo Taas celebrates the true story of a 50-foot, community-carved canoe made from a single cedar tree, which was designed and carved by Amanda Steven's late father, Bill Reid. Loo Taas, pronounced, loo toss, are the...
- Auteur:Johnstone, William W.Sommaire:
Hard-as-nails mountain man Smoke Jensen and his band of friends have ventured into the remote regions of the Canadian Rockies to protect railroaders from deadly bandits. Soon, they're headed down a one way track to an all-out shoot-out...
- Auteur:Bunting, EveSommaire:
Robert and his friend Charlie are proud of their fathers, who are working on the construction of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
- Miracle at the Forks : the museum that dares make a difference : the Canadian Museum for Human RightsAuteur:Levine, Allan Gerald, Newman, Peter CharlesSommaire:
Canadian businessman and philanthropist Izzy Asper wanted to build a museum that would make a difference -- that would help educate visitors about human rights issues, all with the aim of making the world a better, more humane place. He...
- Auteur:Harper, Charise MericleSommaire:
Little Green only knows one word: 'Go!' It's the perfect thing to get the construction site moving, but how will they stop?
- Auteur:Sutton, SallySommaire:
Big machines and their drivers work together to build a library.
- Auteur:Finan, ThomasSommaire:
Professor Finan examines the castle from a variety of contemporary perspectives, including those of history, archaeology, geography, and landscape studies. The course also covers the morphology of medieval fortifications and castles and...
- Auteur:Macaulay, DavidSommaire:
Reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created.
- Auteur:Langewiesche, WilliamSommaire:
American Ground is the story - until now untold - of the people who responded to the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Within days, William Langewiesche made his way into the innermost recesses of the collapse...