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  • Collection: Poughkeepsie Bridges

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"Mayor Eastman's Donation Party (in Aid of Poughkeepsie)"The Great Contribution and the Contributors."

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View of the completed western tower of the Mid-Hudson Bridge.

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Construction, view from the west side of the Hudson.

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Construction of the Bridge, view from the east side of the Hudson.

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Illustration of the east tower of the Mid-Hudson Bridge.

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The sinking of the caisson for the tower construction.

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A view of the construction of both towers.

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A view of the construction catwalks and the eastern bridge approach construction.

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A view from the cables, prior to roadway construction.

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A view of the roadbed construction.

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From the main cable to the roadway.

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A view from the eastern bank of the Mid-Hudson Bridge, Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge visible in the background.

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Color illustration of the completed bridge.

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An illustration of the proposed Poughkeepsie RR Bridge.

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Illustration of the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, compliments of Adriance Platt & Co.

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View of the river looking north, with bridge construction approaching the shorefront.

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From the west shore, caissons under construction.

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Reprint from the Poughkeepsie New Yorker/advertisement for Sedgwick Machine Works.

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Construction - with diver in left foreground.

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View of the waterfront from the bridge during construction.

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Illustration of the bridge released by the construction company that built it, the Union Bridge Company.

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Railroad at the scene of construction ground level view.
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