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Triborough Bridge

Triborough Bridge New York City
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Stock #: 16562
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Postmark: 1938
PM City: NEW YORK
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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Triborough Bridge, linking Manhattan, Bronx and Queens-spanning Hell Gate, Ward's Island, Randall's Island and the East River, was opened July 11, 1936, The main span, 1380 feet long, carrying eight lanes of traffic 135 feet above the water, between towers 315 feet high, is the central feature of the 171/2 miles of bridges, viaducts, highways and parkways that cost over $60,000,000