BOOKS and ARTICLES

Primary Sources

Burlington Hawkeye, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa (March 30, 1882).

Burlington Hawkeye, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa (April 6, 1882).

Burlington Hawkeye, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa (May 4, 1882).

Daily Iowa State Press, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa (February 17, 1899).

Washington Post, Washington, D.C. (January 22, 1912).

 

Above articles collected and retyped at:

http://www.celticcousins.net/irishiniowa/kateshelley.htm

 

Secondary Sources

Iowa Gen Web Project

http://iagenweb.org/boone/history/kateshelley.htm

 

Wai-Fah Chen and Lian Duan, eds. Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Construction and Maintenance (Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis Group, 2014).

 

John Hafnor, Strange But True, America: Weird Tales from All 50 States (Fort Collins, CO: Lone Pine Productions, 2009), 46. 

 

Margaret K. Wetterer, Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express (Minneapolis: Millbook Press, 2006).

 

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Kate Shelley

http://americanfolklore.net/folklore/2010/07/kate_shelley_saves_the_train.html

 

http://www.co.boone.ia.us/index.aspx?page=233

 

https://www.facebook.com/kateshelley1881

 

http://www.boonecountyhistory.org/

 

History of Bridges

http://www.historyofbridges.com/

 

http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/plaintexthistories.asp?historyid=ab97

 

http://www.worldsteel.org/steel-by-topic/construction/bridge-history.html

 

Golden Gate

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/interview/goldengate-engineering/

 

Roman Viaducts or Aqueducts

http://www.unrv.com/culture/roman-aqueducts.php    

 

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/romans/architecture/aqueducts.htm

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/manual.html

http://www.romanaqueducts.info/

 

Bridge Engineering

http://www.bridgeweb.com/

 

American Society of Civil Engineers – Journal of Bridge Engineering

http://ascelibrary.org/journal/jbenf2

 

Bridge Engineering Association

http://www.bridgeengineer.org/

 

Other:

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/79272/bridge

 

 

GRAPHICS and TIMELINES

TIMELINES

 

Brooklyn Bridge

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/brooklynbridge/timeline/

 

 

KATE SHELLEY RESOURCES

VIDEO

U.S. Army Bridge Building

THEMES: Women’s History, Train History, Immigration, Bridge Engineering

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