Modern Marvels

Season 8 Episode 39

The St. Louis Arch

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Dec 11, 2001 on The History Channel
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The St. Louis Arch
It is a majestic structure that rises boldly over the Mississippi River--40,000 tons of steel and concrete that create the biggest arch of its kind in the world. Nothing like it had ever been built before, nor attempted since. We'll see how its simple and elegant form results from remarkable achievements in construction and engineering.moreless

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