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Kinzua Bridge (viaduct)... Highest in the world...
Item # 605864
May 13, 1882
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1882
* The highest and longest bridge of its kind
The front page of this issue has a great image and supporting text regarding the "Kinzua Viaduct -- The Highest Railway Bridge in the World", as of its completion, being the highest and longest bridge of its kind in the world.
Within the issue is "Hunt, Halsey & Budington's Steam Engine"; Hunt, Halsey & Budington's Locomotive"; "Peruke-Horned Doe"; and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in 20 pages and in very nice condition.
Note: The bridge was serviceable until it was struck by a tornado in 2003. It is currently part of the Pennsylvania State Park system.
Category: Post-Civil War