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American engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Leffert Lefferts Buck
Born on 5 February 1837 in , Saint Lawrence County, New York, USA, North America
Deceased on 17 July 1909 in , Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York, USA, North America
1868

Graduates from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1877 - 1886

Oversees the rebuilding of Roeblings Niagara River Bridge

1895 - 1903

Chief engineer on the Williamsburg Bridge

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

chief engineer
designer
engineer
resident engineer

Bibliography

  1. Buck, L. L. (1905): A Few Remarks on Foundations. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 55, n. 2 (December 1905), pp. 169-172.

    https://doi.org/10.1061/taceat.0001692

  2. Buck, L. L. (1901): The Niagara Falls and Clifton Steel Arch Bridge. In: Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, v. 144, n. 1901-2 ( 1901), pp. 69-94.

    https://doi.org/10.1680/imotp.1901.18834

  3. Buck, Leffert L. (1881): The Re-enforcement fo the Anchorage and Renewal of Suspended Superstructure of Niagara Railroad Suspension Bridge. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 10 ( 1881), pp. 195-224.
  4. Buck, Leffert L. (1894): A Few Remarks on the Niagara Gorge. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 32, n. 2 ( 1894), pp. 205-8, 208-13.

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    24/11/1999
  • Last updated on:
    22/07/2014