The Reference Guide to Famous Engineering Landmarks of the World
Bridges, Tunnels, Dams, Roads, and Other StructuresBook - 1998
This unique ready-reference source is the first to cover hundreds of achievements in civil engineering that literally altered the course of history. The book describes a wide variety of engineering feats such as the Alaska Highway, the English Chunnel, and the Grosbois Dam in France. Each entry describes the landmark's physical dimensions, who built what and why, as well as when it was built.