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Queensboro Bridge, Spanning East river & Blackwell's Island, New York, New York County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Spanning East river & Blackwell's Island, New York, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-19
Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction
Significance: At the time of construction, the Queensboro Bridge contained the longest cantilever span in America.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Lindenthal, Gustav
Bridge Department Of The City Of New York
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LONG DISTANCE VIEW OF BRIDGE LOOKING TOWARDS MANHATTAN WITH MIDTOWN ON THE RIGHT
2. VIEW WITH BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND AND UPTOWN MANHATTAN IN BACKGROUND
3. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE PIER AND TOWER ON BLACKWELL'S ISLAND WITH UPTOWN MANHATTAN IN BACKGROUND
4. DETAIL VIEW OF TOP CHORD WITH QUEENS IN BACKGROUND
5. VIEW OF BRIDGE WITH BLACKWELL'S ISLAND IN FOREGROUND AND QUEENS IN BACKGROUND
6. DETAIL VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE LOOKING TOWARDS QUEENS
7. GENERAL VIEW OF UPSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE LOOKING TOWARDS MANHATTAN
8. DETAIL VIEW OF UPSTREAM SIDE OF BRIDGE LOOKING TOWARDS QUEENS
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF ROADWAY LOOKING TOWARDS QUEENS
GENERAL VIEW OF QUEENSBORO BRIDGE CROSSING OVER BLACKWELL (ROOSEVELT) ISLAND FROM MANHATTAN TO QUEENS
QUEENSBORO BRIDGE CROSSING THE EAST RIVER FROM BROOKLYN TO MANHATTAN OVER BLACKWELL (ROOSEVELT) ISLAND
VIEW SOUTH QUEENSBORO BRIDGE FROM UPSTREAM SIDE


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