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

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

  • Anonymous

    awesome photos, as usual for the BB.

  • I have run over all those bridges!

  • Anonymous

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

  • 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