|Primary Format: E-book|
|Size:||5.5 x 9 in.|
|Subject(s):||New England Architecture and Design|
New England’s Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide
Benjamin D. Evans and June R. EvansE-book: $19.99
The Evanses provide a clear description of the various styles of covered-bridge design and construction, as well as details of each bridge.
In this new book we have one of the best covered bridge guidebooks we have ever seen. There is at least one color photograph (excellent) of every authentic covered bridge still standing In New England. The authors have taken great pains to give the known facts on each bridge such as building date and truss type, plus very clear directions to there bridges. You have to have this book if you are planning a bridging trip to New England. It is a great addition to any 'bridger's' library even if you are an armchair traveler.
—Bridges and Byways newsletter of Ohio Historic Bridge Association
New England's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide . . . is complete. For a bridge enthusiast, it is as all-inclusive, information-speaking, as you can get.
—Hippo Press (Manchester, NH)
[A] comprehensive book.
—Burlington Free Press
Benjamin and June Evans’ New England's Covered Bridges is the first summation in a quarter century of the region's rich legacy of wooden bridges. Meticulously researched, carefully written, and beautifully illustrated, the book takes its place as the standard guide for a region that cherishes some of the oldest, newest, longest, and strongest of America’s covered bridges.
—James L. Garvin, New Hampshire State Architectural Historian
BENJAMIN D. EVANS and JUNE R. EVANS are the authors of Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (1993). Long-time covered-bridge aficionados, they are co-editors of Pennsylvania Crossings, the newsletter of The Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania, Inc. They are also members of covered bridge societies in several other eastern states including the Vermont Covered Bridge Society and the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges.