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Title [Bayonne Bridge under construction]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date ca. 1931
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of the arch of the Bayonne Bridge under construction. The bridge spans the Kill Van Kull between Bayonne, New Jersey, and Staten Island, New York.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Connecting Port Richmond, Staten Island, and Bayonne, New Jersey, the Bayonne Bridge was opened in 1931. At the time of its completion, it was the longest steel arch bridge in the world.
Earliest Date 1929
Latest Date 1931
Subjects Bridges
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0123
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2015.
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