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Manhattan Bridge: 1909

Manhattan Bridge: 1909

March 23, 1909. Construction of the Manhattan Bridge as seen from Brooklyn. 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

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Bridge of Sighs

This is outstanding, the faded letters (Lumber & Timber, etc.) the overcast almost blending with the soft dusting of dirt covering everything . . . broken panes, gritty wood competes with . . . *sigh*.

Verbosity is my mistress.

Foy
Las Vegas

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