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Author:   Jan S Plachta
ISBN:   978-83-6145-839-5
Language:   English
Availability:   7-15 days
Year Published:   2019
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"Book has hard covers, 456 pages and 279 photographs and drawings. Provides description of forty  existing bridges of Ralph Modjeski.
Ralph Modjeski, world renown builder of great American bridges, son of actress Helen Modjeska, was also a virtuoso pianist.
He performed with Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Chicago and had a great love for Chopin, playing his Nocturnes, Polonaises, Etudes and Mazurkas from memory.
He was a member of the Philosophical and Art Societies. He had a reputation as a designer of very safe, economical and esthetically pleasing structures.
Modjeski received many of the greatest engineering awards. He was an outstanding businessman and an exceptional organizer of construction sites.   
He was a unique combination of a brilliant engineer and a musician on a professional level".
2018, 456 pages (hard cover)