The Roads That Built America: The Incredible Story of the U.S. Interstate System ePub download
by Dan McNichol
- ISBN: 1402734689
- ISBN13: 978-1402734687
- ePub: 1857 kb | FB2: 1110 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Home Improvement & Design
- Publisher: Sterling (March 1, 2006)
- Pages: 224
- Rating: 4.5/5
- Votes: 223
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The Eisenhower Interstate System (Building America: Then and Now). McNichol is a bit fixated on Boston's Big Dig. While the Big Dig was arguably the most aggressive engineering feat in . insfrastructure history, I think it got a little more attention in this book than it deserved
The Eisenhower Interstate System (Building America: Then and Now). insfrastructure history, I think it got a little more attention in this book than it deserved. After all, McNichol did already publish a 235 page tome devoted solely to the Big Dig in 2000. Also, this book has not been updated since it's original release in 2006. Since that time a lot has happened. I-10 in New Orleans completely failed during hurricane Katrina leaving many refugees stranded on flooded surface streets.
Written by bestselling author Dan McNichol, The Roads that Built America is the fascinating . Good primer on our magnificent interstates; read this in 2006 while working on a feature story about the 50th anniversary of the system.
Written by bestselling author Dan McNichol, The Roads that Built America is the fascinating story of the largest engineering project the world has ever known. Jan 17, 2008 Jennifer rated it it was amazing.
The incredible story of the . This is by far the finest book written on the Interstate System in it's fifty- year existance! I just can't put it down. It's written in a way that you can choose - the earlier pre-interstate era, or just the tunnel chapter, or whatever! There are several very intresting "sidebars" on related subjects like a parcel company that thrived because of the Interstate, and how the sign design process evolved. Author Dan McNichol is a respected authority on transportation journalism, and this has to be his greatest career milepost!
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Manufacturer: Sterling Release date: 31 December 2005 ISBN-10 : 1402734689 ISBN-13: 9781402734687.
US-77 splits off at Exit 1, but parallels the interstate for its entire length in Oklahoma. The Daily Oklahoman 29 June 2006: 1D. ^ McNichol, Dan. I-35 maintains a near-due north–south course through Love and Carter Cos. I-35 provides four exits to Ardmore. After leaving Ardmore, it has a brief concurrency with State Highway 53 and enters Murray County and the Arbuckle Mountains. I-35 then passes through Garvin County and the county seat of Pauls Valley. New York: Sterling Publishing C. In. 2006.
But Dan McNichol, author of The Roads That Built America: The Incredible Story of the . Interstate System, says a key to the success of the highway system was that Eisenhower made it a top-down operation. Eisenhower was a master of military art," McNichol says. He understood from his readings and history that the best road systems were built by the central government," including the roads built by Rome, Napoleon and Hitler.
These roads connect to places across the country. McNichol, Dan. Highways, such as . .
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The year 2006 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Interstate System, the most incredible road system in the world. Created by Dwight D. Eisenhower, whose WW II experiences taught him the necessity of a superhighway for military transport and evacuation in wartime, today's Interstate System is what connects our coasts and our borders, our cities and small towns. It's made possible our suburban lifestyle and caused the vast proliferation of businesses from HoJos to Holiday Inns. And if you order something online, most likely it's a truck barreling along an interstate that gets the product to your door. Written by bestselling author Dan McNichol, The Roads that Built America is the fascinating story of the largest engineering project the world has ever known.