Vintage Photograph Shows the Williamsburg Bridge Under Construction in 1901

Williamsburg Bridge Under Construction As Viewed From The East River 1901
Williamsburg Bridge Under Construction As Viewed From The East River 1901
Photo: SNCA

Recently dug up by our friends at Stuff Nobody Cares About, this great 117-year-old gloomy photo shows the Williamsburg Bridge under construction in 1901, as seen from on board a boat on the East River. Here is a Google StreetView—er… RiverView—of how the same angle looks today, as shot from a NYC Ferry:

Williamsburg Bridge
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