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Gustav Lindenthal

German-American engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Gustav Lindenthal
Born on 21 May 1850 in , South Moravian Region, Czechia, Europe
Deceased on 31 July 1935 in , Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA, North America
Education:

Apprenticeship as macon, then studies at the Polytechnicum in Dresden

1870 - 1874

Bridges in Austria and Switzerland

1874

Immigrates to the United States

1874 - 1877

Engineer for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia

1877 - 1890

Engineering office in Pittsburgh

1890

Moves to New York

1902 - 1903

Commissioner of New York bridges

1909

Manhattan Bridge

1931

Bayonne Bridge over the Kill van Kull with Othmar Ammann

1933

(1934?) Honorary Doctoral Degrees from the German Technical School in Brünn (Brno) and Technical School in Dresden

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

chief engineer
designer
engineer
structural engineer

Bibliography

  1. Lindenthal, Gustav (1883): Rebuilding of the Monongahela Bridge, at Pittspurgh, Pa.. In: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, n. 12 ( 1883), pp. 353-85, 386-92.
  2. Lindenthal, Gustav (1888): A Discussion of Long Span Bridges (I). In: Engineering Record (3 March 1888), pp. 153-155.
  3. Lindenthal, Gustav (1888): A Discussion of Long Span Bridges (II). In: Engineering Record (10 March 1888), pp. 174-5.
  4. Lindenthal, Gustav (1888): A Discussion of Long Span Bridges (III). In: Engineering Record (24 March 1888), pp. 226.

Relevant Publications

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  • Person-ID
    1000044
  • Date created
    05/01/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014