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Windmills, bridges & old machines

discovering our industrial past

by David Weitzman

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Windmills -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Bridges -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Machinery -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Industrial archaeology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Windmills -- History,
  • Bridges -- History,
  • Machinery -- History

  • About the Edition

    A guide to the study of America"s industrial past through examination of early engines, furnaces, locomotives, windmills, foundries, canals, bridges, and other industrial antiquities.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesWindmills, bridges, and old machines.
    StatementDavid Weitzman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ823 .W455 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3483774M
    ISBN 100684174561
    LC Control Number82003231
    OCLC/WorldCa8283588

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    sails can catch the wind. A miller could communicate various messages by setting the idle sails of a mill in different posi-tions. As late as World War II, prearranged sail signals warned of Nazi raids and urged townspeople into hiding. Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, –, The Windmill, , etching, = (5¾ = 81⁄8). From the earliest days of European settlement, Americans have cherished the sight of a windmill - an instantly recognizable feature of the American landscape. Boasting nearly two hundred images, this book is the first devoted to photographs illustrating historic wind machines throughout North America.T. Lindsay Baker, an expert historian on windmills, has written about wind-power history for.


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