Secrets of a Master Builder: How James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi (text version of home page)

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Special Features : poll, how Eads built bridge piers, behind the scenes with the cinematographer...

Timeline : James Eads timeline

Gallery : Eads' original construction drawings

People & Events : more about the people and events featured in the film

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