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Guide to the Kill Van Kull Bridge Construction Photographs
 PR 441

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Kill Van Kull Bridge construction photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1929-1931
Abstract: One photograph album depicting the 1929-1931 construction of the Bayonne Bridge, then referred to as the Kill Van Kull Bridge. The album holds 23 silver gelatin photographs. Most of the photos show the erection of the bridge's arches at various stages in 1930 and the bridge's piers; some are aerial views, most at eye level. A few photos from 1929 show the bottom of the cofferdam and later 1931 photos show the nearly completed bridge from various angles. Only a couple photos include the laborers; one depicts the workers positioning a steel panel during arch erection.
Quantity: 1 Linear feet in 1 box (1 volume)
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Language: The documents in the collection are primarily photographic, but captions are in English.
Call Phrase: PR 441