Bay Area Iron Master Al Zampa: A Life Building Bridges by Isabelle Maynard,John V. Robinson,Donald Zampa

By Isabelle Maynard,John V. Robinson,Donald Zampa

Alfred Zampa didn�t understand what he was once moving into whilst he took a development task in 1925 at the Carquinez Bridge, one of many first to pass San Francisco Bay. regardless of the danger, Zampa relished the problem and launched into an illustrious occupation that made him an area legend. His amazing feats of iron craft are obtrusive in different spans, together with the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate, in addition to others around the kingdom. He used to be one of many first to outlive a fall from the Golden Gate Bridge, making him a founding member of the midway to Hell membership in 1936. The Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge, named to honor the fellow after his demise, changed the 1st bridge he had labored on approximately 80 years previous. This awesome tale of ability, grit and enduring spirit is instructed via oral histories accumulated through John Robinson and Isabelle Maynard.

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