Vintage Colorized Photo Shows Construction of Manhattan Bridge from Dumbo, Brooklyn in 1908

Manhattan bridge under construction in 1908, as seen from Washington St. and Water St. in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
Manhattan bridge under construction in 1908, as seen from Washington St. and Water St. in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
Photo: jecinci

Colorized expertly by Jecinci, this great vintage photograph from 1908 shows the construction of the Manhattan Bridge as seen from DUMBO, Brooklyn near the intersection of Washington Street and Water Street. Here is a Google StreetView of how the same iconic view looks today:

Water St & Washington St
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