The main designs were, however, completed by the elder Roebling before he met his sad and untimely death.
After it was over Roebling replied, to the suggestion that he must be happy, "I am satisfied."
Roebling preferred parallel wires as 10 % stronger than twisted wires.
As soon as possible the directors chose Colonel Roebling to succeed his father, and the great undertaking proceeded.
Mr. Roebling rejected the suggestion of an ansthetic, and personally directed the operations of the surgeon.
With one name, in an especial sense, this Bridge will always be associated—that of Roebling.
Roebling's plans for the Brooklyn Bridge resulted in a meeting of the foremost engineers of the day.
The war of the rebellion occurred, delaying for a time the further consideration of Roebling's ideas.
Colonel Roebling contracted the mysterious disease in the caissons which had proved fatal to several of the workmen in our employ.
Mr. Roebling and Mr. Case bustled our party of three into that boat in less time than it takes to tell it.