Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Over the river: Six New York bridges under construction


Manhattan Bridge, June 5, 1908 Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives



Queensboro Bridge, August 8, 1907 Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives



George Washington Bridge, 1927, Courtesy Life


Brooklyn Bridge, late 1870s


Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, 1960, photo by Matthew Proujansky


Williamsburg Bridge, 1902, courtesy Shorpy

5 comments:

  1. I love the photos and read your blog and listen to your podcast all the time. Thanks guys!

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  2. awesome photos, as usual for the BB.

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  3. The best part is I have climbed and photographed everyone of them. Legally!

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  4. It continues to amaze me how they built these bridges. Great photos and it's great to see them under construction.

    Ansel Marvin | Pacific Industrial Movers

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