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  • Collection: Poughkeepsie Bridges
From the time when the railroad was called Poughkeepsie Hartford & Boston.

Illustration of the east tower of the Mid-Hudson Bridge.
Color illustration of the completed bridge.
View of the Poughkeepsie waterfront as seen from the vantage point of the railroad bridge.
A view of the construction of both towers.
Roadbed construction.

Men working in roadbed, smoke in the distance.
A view of the construction catwalks and the eastern bridge approach construction.
Overturned boxcars after a train accident in McIntyre.

Two men standing atop overturned boxcars after a train accident in McIntyre.

Illustration showing southern view from Poughkeepsie Hudson Highlands in the distance.
Illustration of the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, compliments of Adriance Platt & Co.
"Mayor Eastman's Donation Party (in Aid of Poughkeepsie)"The Great Contribution and the Contributors."
Illustration of the bridge released by the construction company that built it, the Union Bridge Company.
On Main Street before the Freight House was moved.

A view from the cables, prior to roadway construction.
Nearing completion of construction.
Reprint from the Poughkeepsie New Yorker/advertisement for Sedgwick Machine Works.
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