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Crossing on Time Free read ´ 6 ð Prior to the 1800s ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean relied on the wind in their sails to make their journeys But the invention of steam power ushered in a new era of transportation that would change ocean travel forever the steamshipAuthor illustrator David Macaulay guides readers through the history that culminated Ation that would change ocean travel forever the steamshipAuthor illustrator David Macaulay guides readers through the history that culminated in the building of the most advan. E ARC from Edelweiss PlusThis was very lovely and while I am personally enthralled by steam ships and transatlantic crossings I just don't see this ever being checked out Macaulay's Motel of the Mysteries 1979 is still one of my all time favorites but it never circulates A must for public libraries

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Prior to the 1800s ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean relied on the wind in their sails to make their journeys But the invention of steam power ushered in a new era of transport. A detailed look at how steam engines are made and their use

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Crossing on TimeCed and last of these steamships the SS United States This book explores the design and construction of the ship and the life of its designer and engineer William Francis Gibbs. David Macaulay author and illustrator of Pyramid and The Way Things Work has written a combination autobiographical work about his immigration to the US from Britain in 1957 at the age of 10 and his examination of the steamship the SS United States that he traveled on to America This title is divided into 4 sections the first a history of steamships including the inventions that led to the steamship the second biographical information about the Gibbs brothers the designers of the ship the SS United States the third the actual designing and building of the ship and the fourth Macaulay's immigration to the United States Ocean liners who received the honor of the Blue Riband award given to the fastest westbound ocean liner crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a given year a complete 6 page pull out cross section diagram of the SS United States and a comparison of ocean liners beside the Empire State Building laid out prone on its side are just a few of the remarkable images in the book Each page is filled with meticulous drawings diagrams and photographs to engage the reader An afterword timeline and selected reading complete the volume At 127 pages the title can be read in one sitting Macaulay's remembrances of his childhood are poignant with his favorite books from childhood and infatuation with the Empire State Building Another superb title by Macaulay