Images of the Construction Phase of the Bear Mountain Bridge
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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