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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.

 

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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