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Marston, Christopher H.

Works: 5 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 601 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Local history  Tours  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TG23, 624.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christopher H Marston
Covered bridges and the birth of American engineering( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) is pleased to announce the publication of Covered Bridges and the Birth of American Engineering (2015), edited by HAER Historian Justine Christianson and HAER Architect Christopher H. Marston. The book represents the culmination of research under the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)-sponsored National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation (NHCBP) Program. HAER and the FHWA's Office of Infrastructure Research and Development have maintained a joint research and technology program for historic covered bridges since 2002. This partnership has also included a variety of initiatives including documentation, engineering studies, National Historic Landmark designations, conferences, and a traveling exhibition. This book examines the development of wood trusses and covered bridge construction, profiles the pioneering craftsmen and engineers involved, explores the function of trusses in covered bridges, and looks at the preservation and future of these distinctly American bridges. The editors have collaborated with some of the leading historians and engineers of historic covered bridges in the country to produce this volume. Contributors include Jim Barker, Lola Bennett, Joseph Conwill, Dario Gasparini, Matthew Reckard, and Rachel Sangree. Richard O'Connor and Sheila Rimal Duwadi supplied overviews of the HAER and NHCBP programs, and Michael Harrison and David Simmons provided invaluable editorial assistance."--publisher's website
America's national park roads and parkways : drawings from the Historic American Engineering Record( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roads within America's national park system reveal a wide range of technological, aesthetic, and philosophical concerns. Their design and construction epitomize the central challenge of national park management: how to balance environmental protection with public access. The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), a division of the National Park Service, has spent more than a dozen years documenting the history of this vital aspect of the national park experience. This book brings together 331 measured and interpretive drawings commissioned by HAER to illustrate the physical characteristics, design strategies, construction practices, and visitor experiences of roads in national parks from Acadia to Zion and parkways from the Blue Ridge to the Natchez Trace. Also included are non--Park Service projects that utilized similar design strategies, including the Bronx River Parkway and the Columbia River Highway. The book documents thirty-one projects, explaining how roads shape visitor perceptions, highlighting key characteristics of individual park road systems, and connecting their design and construction to the broader history of American engineering and landscape architecture. More than a documentary record of historic design and construction practices, this book has practical applications for engineers, landscape architects, and cultural resource specialists in guiding design decisions, interpreting historic sites, and informing contemporary debates on preservation and environmental protection
Guidebook to the Pittsburgh region( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings of the Historic American Engineering Record Homestead Field Office by Christopher H Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Waterwheel pit and millworks study, 2009( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.41 for Covered br ... to 0.81 for Drawings o ...)

America's national park roads and parkways : drawings from the Historic American Engineering Record