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Who built the Effiel Tower?

Asked by sunil, 29 May '08 05:43 pm
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Bridge engineer Gustave Eiffel designed the tower, exulting that "the French flag is the only one with a 300 meter pole." (At 984 feet, the tower ranked as the world's tallest structure for decades; modern television transmitters on top have elevated it to the present 1,063 feet.)

Eiffel's drawings were so precise, giving details for more than 18,000 metal parts, that the tower was erected in just a little more than two years. An astounding 2.5 million rivets hold the parts together, and the tower weighs in at 14.6 million pounds (7,300 tons). Repainting the tower -- a job that requires 50 tons of paint -- is done every seven years.

To reach the top, visitors take elevators that follow curving paths up the legs of the tower. Each year the lifts travel more than 60,000 miles. The cars need special brakes to adapt to the varying angles of descent; a crew of employees crafts replacement parts for the elevators by hand.

The tower has three platforms, and energetic visitors can ...more
Answered by Abhishek, 29 May '08 05:47 pm

 
  
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Bridge engineer Gustave Eiffel designed the tower
Answered by Music Expert, 22 May '13 08:31 am

 
  
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Effile himself , he was having steel plant in france .
Answered by ruchi sharma, 29 May '08 05:50 pm

 
  
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I think.....labours and masons..
Answered by LIYAQUAT PATHAN, 29 May '08 05:45 pm

 
  
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Labours appointed by the contractor, who was awarded the contract to build the Eiffel Tower...
Answered by RAJESH ALHAT, 29 May '08 05:45 pm

 
  
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Masons
Answered by sunny singh, 29 May '08 05:44 pm

 
  
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Labours
Answered by myshade, 29 May '08 05:44 pm

 
  
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