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Author Parham, Claire Puccia.

Title The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project : an oral history of the greatest construction show on earth / Claire Puccia Parham
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 353 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents The binational political debate -- The project -- The workforce -- Life on the job -- Construction dilemmas -- Off the project -- The core of the corps -- A lifetime of memories
Summary "The culmination of a century-long dream to link the Great Lakes interior industrial hubs to the Atlantic Ocean, the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project stands as one of the largest and most important public works⁰́₉ initiatives of the twentieth century. In this book, Claire Puccia Parham reveals the human side of the project in the words of its engineers, laborers, and carpenters."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Construction industry -- Employees -- Interviews.
Dams -- Saint Lawrence River -- Design and construction -- History.
Hydroelectric power plants -- Saint Lawrence River -- Design and construction -- History.
Waterways -- Saint Lawrence River Region -- History
Saint Lawrence Seaway -- History.
Saint Lawrence Seaway -- Power utilization -- History.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651023 (electronic bk.)
9780815651024 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Saint Lawrence Seaway and Power Project