Images of the Construction Phase of the Bear Mountain Bridge

(1923-1924)

Images from "Bear Mountain Bridge - The History", 1999, NYS Bridge Authority, Highland, NY 12528, 24p.

East roadway with Popolopen Creek Bridge in background.

Same view at a later stage of construction. 

Compacting and binding a main cable before exterior wrapping.

Exterior wire wrapping of a main cable.

Each main cable consists of 37 strands, each with 196 separate wires.

View of S anchorage on west side (04 Sept 1924).

View of cable strands and eyebar chain before concreting of anchorage.

 


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