Historic Preservation of Engineering Works

by Emory L. Kemp,
Theodore Anton Sande,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-278-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-278-9 (ISBN-10), 1981, Soft Cover, Pg. 329

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Conference information: An Engineering Foundation Conference | Rindge, New Hampshire, United States | June 25-30, 1978

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The preservation of historic industrial and transportation engineering works is examined. Preservation is reviewed in the context of history, and preservation through recording is explored. Individual case studies include: Lowell, Mass. (America's first great industrial city to manufacture textiles); the Hudson-Mohawk Industrial Gateway; Station Square in Pittsburgh (adapting a railroad terminus into a shopping and entertainment center); and several historic bridges. Both financing and the legal aspects of preservation are examined. Extensive drawings and photographs are included. The text includes 19 papers presented at a conference sponsored by the ASCE, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Engineering Foundation, and other agencies.

Subject Headings: Historic preservation | Historic sites | Transportation engineering | Engineering history | Industries | Case studies | Railroad stations | Railroad bridges | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States


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