布魯克林大橋

布魯克林大橋(英語:Brooklyn Bridge)是美國最老的懸索橋之一,其1,825公尺(5,988 英呎)長的橋面橫跨東河連接美國紐約州紐約市的曼哈頓與布魯克林。在1883年完工時是全美最長的懸索橋以及"第一座使用由鋼鐵製成的懸索的橋樑"。自從布魯克林大橋的啟用日,它已經成為紐約市天際線不可或缺的一部分。...

Construction began in January 3, 1870. The Brooklyn Bridge was completed thirteen years later and was opened for use on May 24, 1883. On that first day, a total of 1,800 vehicles and 150,300 people crossed. The bridge's main span over the East River is 1,595 feet 6 inches (486.3 m). The bridge cost $15.1 million to build and approximately 27 people died during its construction. A week after the opening, on May 30, a rumor that the Bridge was going to break down caused a stampede which crushed and then killed twelve people....

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