Two albums, one dated 1905, the other dated 1916, documenting the construction of a cantilever bridge over the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. The 1905 album is not captioned and contains images of the construction and crew. The 1916 album, created by the Quebec Bridge Company, contains images of construction, bridge elements being fabricated, interiors, construction crew, and steel parts being loaded on trains for shipment to the site. Also included are postcards and articles about the bridge's collapse in 1916.
Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection, 1905-1986 (bulk 1905-1916), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Bridges--Design and construction
1992.0074 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3109 (NMAH Acc.)
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