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Williamsburg Bridge, Spanning East River at South Sixth Street between , New York, New York County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Spanning East River at South Sixth Street between, New York, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-128
Building/structure dates: 1903 initial construction
Significance: The Williamsburg Bridge is the longest span suspension bridge over the East River, its span exceeding that of the Brooklyn Bridge by 4.5 feet.

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Buck, Leffert
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM MANHATTAN WITH BROOKLYN IN RIGHT BACKGROUND
2. VIEW FROM MANHATTAN WITH QUEENS IN LEFT BACKGROUND
3. VIEW WITH BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND AND MIDTOWN MANHATTAN IN RIGHT BACKGROUND
4. VIEW WITH BRIDGE IN FOREGROUND AND WORLD TRADE CENTER IN BACKGROUND
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE OVER THE EAST RIVER LOOKING SOUTH TOWARDS BROOKLYN ON THE LEFT AND MANHATTAN ON THE RIGHT
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE FROM BROOKLYN TO MANHATTAN, BRIDGE IN PERSPECTIVE
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE FROM WILLIAMSBURG COMMUNITY LOOKING SOUTHWEST TOWARDS MANHATTAN
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE, ROADWAY AND MANHATTAN SKYLINE
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST, MANHATTAN TOWER


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