Manhattan Bridge

Manhattan Bridge New York City


Stock #: 59714
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: Irving Underhill
Postmark: 1920
PM City: New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Manhattan Bridge, a double-deck suspension bridge, constructed 1901 to 1909, from the Bowery at Canal Street to Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn . Steel towers are 336 feet high, resting on Masonry pedesta which are 92 feet below water line. The four cables weigh 6,300 tones. Length of bridge, 8,655 feet; width 120 feet; total cost $13,400,000.
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