Quebec Bridge


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Noun1.Quebec Bridge - a cantilever bridge in QuebecQuebec Bridge - a cantilever bridge in Quebec  
Quebec, Quebec City - the French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
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"Built" also showcases the visionaries who created the groundbreaking materials used to build the Pantheon and the Eiffel Tower; and explains how careful engineering can minimize tragedies like the collapse of the Quebec Bridge. Interweaving science, history, illustrations, and personal stories, "Built" offers a simply fascinating and impressively informative history of architecture, a subject that makes up the foundation of our everyday lives.
As the camera pans over the expanse of the Pont de Quebec (the Quebec bridge) and then zooms in on a typical residential street in Quebec City, Pierre, in voiceover narration, describes "the city where I was born" as a place where "the past carries the present like a child on its shoulders." (3) The surface of the narrative focuses on the ways in which this theme plays out in the personal lives of the main characters, particularly with regard to Pierre's brother Marc's search for the identity of his father.
The Quebec Bridge began as an engineering marvel in the early 20th century and ended as one of the worst engineering failures in Canadian history.
A total of 75 workers were killed when the Quebec Bridge collapsed.