Vintage Photograph of the Manhattan Entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge Circa 1905

Manhattan entrance to Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Manhattan entrance to Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Photo: Detroit Publishing Company

The Brooklyn Bridge was built in 1883 to connect the City of New York with the City of Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It was the first steel-wire suspension bridge constructed, and the longest suspension bridge in the world for several years.

In this photograph from the Detroit Publishing Company and the Library of Congress, check out the old Manhattan entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge as it appeared in 1905.

This photo is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation.

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