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13 October 2020

Emily Warren Roebling


Today's "outsourced business and stories" article is dedicated to Emily Warren Roebling, the first female field engineer that supervised the Brooklyn Bridge after her husband, Washington Roebling, the construction site chief engineer, became bedridden due to decompression sickness. The full story can be read here! Picture "Charles-Émile-Auguste Carolus-Duran - Portrait of Emily Warren Roebling" courtesy of Irina.