Scenic Valley of Hudson from Perkins Memorial Drive

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Type:
Linen
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1940
HIGHALND MILLS, NY
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
15814

Description:

Bear Mt. Bridge in the Foreground with its Two Scenic Approach Highways Running Along the Sides of ""Anthony's Nose"" The Bear Mountain Bridge, open to traffic 24 hours daily throughout the year, saves time and miles for the motorist. Its central suspended span is 1,632 feet long, the entire length of the bridge being 2.257 feet. The huge cables, 18 inches in diameter, each contain 7,252 wires, enough to reach from New York to San Francisco. The roadway is 155 feet above the river. It affords a convenient connection to Bear Mountain Park at its Western end. A drive over the bridge highway, through the Park, over the Storm King Highway and a visit to West Point, provides the greatest scenic motor trip in the East

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