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1929_08_Cablespinner

Two men on a cable spinner at the George Washington Bridge, under construction. My father, Allen H. Searls, is the one on the right. He was born in 1908. Ground was broken for the bridge in 1927 and it was finished in 1931. I'm guessing that the cable rigging would have been in 1929, when he was turning 21 years old.

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Taken on July 16, 2008