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Hell Gate Bridge - Interesting facts:

The bridge contains 20,000 tons of steel

In 1917, the arch was the longest steel arch in the world

The arch is 1,107 feet in length

Ceremonies for opening day of the Hell Gate bridge occurred on April 1, 1917

Trains started using the bridge on April 3rd, 1917.

 

www.oldnyc.com/bayridge/hellgate/hellgate.html

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Taken on April 1, 2012