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Vol. 38, No. 3

 Snatch Blocks · Sleeves · Load Binders                                   Contents

 Wire Rope · Clips · Thimbles · Shackles    February 23, 2017  Since 1979

 Turnbuckles · Weldless Links · Hooks   Edward Bluvias, III  Features
             Publisher
 Eye Bolts · Eye Nuts · Swivels · Chain  Don Tywoniw   design@wireropenews.com  Wire Rope Vital in Construction of
             Production Manager/Editor/
                                                           One of the World’s Widest Bridges  ................8
 Cargo Control  · Hand Tools · Links  Advertising Coordinator    The Tappan Zee Bridge undergoes a long
             Barbara Spencer   directory@wireropenews.com        overdue and much needed overhaul to bring
 Stainless Steel Polyester Lifting Slings  Contributing Editor/  back the days of glory it once knew, as well as
             Suppliers Directory                                 ensure safe passage across the Hudson River.
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             2D Graphics
             Production & Layout                           The Brooklyn Bridge Splices  .........................16
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             The online version of our publication is always posted   By Don Sayenga
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             industry news and information.
                                                           Roosevelt Island Tramway  ............................26
                                                                 Celebrating it’s 40th anniversary, this favorite
                        Advertisers                              method of transportation, for New Yorkers and
                           Index:                                tourists alike, is the first aerial tramway used for
                          Page 71                                mass transit in the United States.
                                                                 By Barbara Spencer

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