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Title Brooklyn Anchorage
Collection Thomas N. Schroth and Raymond A. Schroth, S.J. Brooklyn Eagle collection
Image ID V1989.26.32
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Date 1878/10
Description please credit: Brooklyn Public Library / Henry C. Murphy visiting the construction site of the Brooklyn / Bridge in 1878 / Brooklyn Public Library [verso] Henry C. Murphy, Pres. Wm. Dempsey, Foreman of Riggers / W. Hildebrand, Ch. Draftsman / John H. Prentice, Treas. / Wm. H. Paine, Ass't. Eng'r. E.F. Farrington, Master Carpenter / C.P. Quintard, Sec'y. Charles C. Martin, 1st. Ass't Eng'r. / Wm. Van der Bosch, Draftsman F. Collingwood, ass't Eng'r. / Geo. W. McNulty, Ass't Eng'r. / Brooklyn Anchorage - October 1878 / The photograph shows how the cables are fastened to the anchor / bars leading to the anchor plates under the masonry. [recto]
Place Names Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) (New York, N.Y.)
John H. Prentice
Subject Headings Construction
Bridge construction
Personal and Corporate Names Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Copyright Public domain