Brooklyan Bridge is a high suspension bridge in New York City. It is one of the oldest bridge in the United States. It opened in 1883. Total length of the bridge is 1,595.9 feet and width 85 feet. It’s height is 276.5 feet. First steel wire suspension bridge that build in New York. The longest span is 1,595.5 feet. Here you can download Brooklyn Bridge Manhattan New York Pictures HD.
Brooklyan Bridge has two names
- New York and Brooklyn Bridge
- East River Bridge because it cross the East River.
But name changes in the letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and said it Brooklyn Bridge in January 25, 1867. It consider the icon of New York city from the opening. It carries Elevated trains till 1944, 6 lanes for cars, street cars until 1950, and pedestrians and bicycles. New York City department of transportation maintained it. The designer name is John Augustus Roebling. During the surveys a crush injury occurred on his roof with Roebling . In his injury tetanus infection on his toes appeared anfd he left this world. He placed project to his son Washington Roebling. Many workers were also sick due to caisson disease.
Thousands of people attended opening ceremony of the bridge. Many ships also presented in the East Bay. President Chester A Arthur and Mayor Franklin Edson also came in its opening ceremony. At this occasion many festivity included like performance of band, gunfire from ships and fireworks display. Some films shoots at this bridge. It is a beautiful bridge. Must watch whenever you see New York.
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