Bridges

BridgesNew York is home to some of the most famous bridges in the world, with nearly all of the major ones setting or breaking records. The Queensboro Bridge was the longest cantilever bridge in North America when it opened in 1909, and the George Washington Bridge was the world's longest suspension bridge when it opened in 1931. The George Washington Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge are considered among the most beautiful in the world. The H.A Dunne collection of vintage images of New York City’s bridges, includes some of the most compelling images of some of the worlds most famous bridges—including photos of the Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Manhattan, Queensboro, and George Washington bridges throughout their construction. Our collection of vintage images of NYC’s bridges is as deep and wide as the rivers they cross. What’s here is just the tip of the iceberg. To see more, or to source a particular image, call us at: 888-250-8956.
Manhattan Bridge and East River, c. 1955

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Manhattan Bridge Under Construction, 1908

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Manhattan Bridge Under Construction, 1909

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Manhattan Bridge Under Construction, 1909

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Performing the Rite of Tashlikh on the Williamsburg Bridge, 1910

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Queensboro Bridge Construction Seen from Ravenswood, late 1907

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Queensboro Bridge from Second Avenue, 1914

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Queensboro Bridge Under Construction, 1907

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Queensboro Bridge with Elevated Train, 1920

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View from the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, 1909

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Workers on the George Washington Bridge, 1930

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Workman Erecting Steel on the Queensboro Bridge, 1907

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