The Eiffel Tower
La Tour Eiffel
Book: Green, Meg. The Eiffel Tower. Farmington: Gale Group,inc, 2004. Print.
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Lattice Trusses - Two parallel metal beams linked by small metal bars arranged in a zigzag pattern
Truss - A type of bracing or framework, often found in bridges
Rivet - A metal nail or bolt
Lattice Girders - Metal beams consist of diagonal pieces crisscrossing each other in a lattice work pattern
Caisson - A watertight chamber in which underwater construction can be done
1. The Eiffel Tower is the only tower made of steel.
2. It was the tallest building during the late 1800's at 986 ft.
3. About 2 million people came to the opening ceremony of the grand opening of the Eiffel Tower.
I would want to go to the Eiffel Tower, take pictures, and ride the elevator to the top.