Books con argomento Tacoma
Best Easy Day Hikes Tacoma
edizioni Falcon Pr Pub Co collana Falcon Pr Pub Co (Paperback)
Tacoma, Washington sits on the shores of Puget Sound, with over forty miles of shoreline within the city limits, and only an hour's drive from Mt. Rainier. With miles of new and existing trails in the city and surrounding area, hikers in this outdoor recreation haven can enjoy everything from city shoreline walks to...
Catastrophe to Triumph
Hobbs Richard S.
edizioni Washington State Univ Pr collana Washington State Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2006
In engineering classes around the world, footage of the spectacular collapse of "Galloping Gertie," the original 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge, remains a standard object lesson in the history of civil engineering failures. Hobbs (PhD, history, U. of Washington) narrates the engineering and construction history of "Galloping...
Tacoma's Waterfront, Wa
edizioni Arcadia Pub collana Arcadia Pub (Paperback)
For more thàn 150 yeàrs, the àctivity on ànd àround Commencement Bày-since the 1840s, when Chàrles Wilkes first nàmed it, to the present dày-hàs been à bàrometer for meàsuring Tàcomà's màritime ànd industriàl growth ànd development. Wilkes's eàrly exploràtion àssured the inclusion of Puget Sound within the boundàries...
edizioni Torque collana Torque (Hardcover)
Playgrounds To The Pros
Gallacci Caroline Denyer
Blau Marc H.
edizioni Univ of Washington Pr collana Univ of Washington Pr (Hardcover)
An overview of sports in Pierce County from the last 150 years. Details school, amateur, semi-pro, and professional aspects of baseball, football, basketball, archery, automobile racing, swimming, bowling, boxing, moutaineering and more.