Careers of danger and daring by Cleveland MoffettCareers of danger and daring by Cleveland Moffett

Careers of danger and daring

byCleveland Moffett

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE Divers At Work Near A Wreck.... Frontispiece "I Had To Crawl Around And Over It" 5 At The Top Of St. Paul's, New York 10 "then My Partner Stood On My Shoulders"...12 "sometimes In Hard Places You Have To Throw Your Nooses Around The Shaft" 16 Picture Of The Falling Steeple, Photographed Just After The Dynamite Exploded. The Falling Section Was 35 Feet In Length And Weighed 35 Tons...20 Looking From The Ground Upward At St. Paul's Spire, Broadway, New York City 25 Gilding A Church Cross, Above New York City...30 How The Steeple-climber Goes Up A Flagpole...37 Portrait Of A Diver. Drawn From Life....43 "the Diver's Helmet Showed Like The Back Of A Big Turtle" 46 Diver Standing On Sunken Coal Barge 51 The Men At Work With The Air-pump...-57 "I Stayed Down Until That Chain Was Under The Shaft" 60 The Man Who Attends To The Diver's Signals...65 A Diver At Work On A Steamboat's Propeller...75 The Author Going Down In A Diver's Suit.... 80 The Author After His First Dive. The Face-plate Has Been Unscrewed From The Helmet 83 "balloon-cloth By Hundreds Of Yards".... 88 PAGE "fields That Look Like An Eskimo Village"...89 "A Pair Of Great Wings Made Of Feathers And Silk--WHICH, ALAS! WOULD NEVER Fly" 91 Professor Myers In His "skycycle" 93 How The Earth Looks When Viewed From A Height Of One Mile. (Photographed from a Balloon.)...96 Mme. Carlotta Steering A Balloon By Tipping The FootBoard 100 "in Spite Of All Their Skill These Indians Found ThemSelves Presently Lifted Into The Air, Canoes And All" 103 Mme. Carlotta Calls For Assistance From Another BalLoonist Three Miles Away 107 A Balloon-picnic At The Aeronauts' Home...112 "stevens Came Down Once With A Parachute Two Miles Out In The Atlantic Ocean--And Was Promptly ResCued" 119 The Res...
Title:Careers of danger and daringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217821839

ISBN - 13:9780217821834