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Sorry, the arches in Jackson Wy. are made of elk antlers.

RDAHLMANN(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> Being from Arizona, I must point out that the Hoover Dam is in Arizona as
> well as Nevada. Another engineering point of interest in Arizona would be the
> London Bridge in Lake Havasu.
>
> Like most other Arizonians, I hail from elsewhere - some other state items
> include:
>
> Illinois: The Chicago River- While the skyscrapers may be impressive, the
> thought of reversing the flow of a river is mind boggling. (Let alone that
> this was done over 100 years ago)
>
> Iowa: I cannot think of any engineering scenic points in Iowa, however there
> is always the Field of Dreams. On the other hand, one (almost) point of
> interest is Keokuk, IA. This is the location where the first major bridge
> across the Mississippi River was to occur. However, some of the locals were
> not impressed with the idea, so they moved it to a small town south of there
> called St. Louis.
>
> Wyoming: Consider the antelope horn arch in Jackson. What is the compressive
> strength of Antelope horn?
>
> Richard Dahlmann, P.E.
>
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