Bay Area Iron Master Al Zampa: A Life Building Bridges - download pdf or read online

By Isabelle Maynard,John V. Robinson,Donald Zampa

ISBN-10: 146711913X

ISBN-13: 9781467119139

ISBN-10: 1540203123

ISBN-13: 9781540203120

Alfred Zampa didn�t understand what he used to be entering into whilst he took a development task in 1925 at the Carquinez Bridge, one of many first to go San Francisco Bay. regardless of the chance, Zampa relished the problem and launched into an illustrious profession that made him an area legend. His outstanding feats of iron craft are glaring in different spans, together with the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate, in addition to others around the nation. He used to be one of many first to outlive a fall from the Golden Gate Bridge, making him a founding member of the midway to Hell membership in 1936. The Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge, named to honor the guy after his demise, changed the 1st bridge he had labored on approximately 80 years prior. This awesome tale of ability, grit and enduring spirit is instructed via oral histories accumulated through John Robinson and Isabelle Maynard.

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