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In 1964, The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Was Build. These Amazing Photos Whill Show How They Did It.

This is the story behind the building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge by Barton Silverman (sports photographer for The New York Times) was just a Brooklyn kid working his way through college as a lab assistant at the paper.

Workers laying wire across the catwalk to build cables

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Sections of roadway were taken out by barge and lifted onto the bridge in sections

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times
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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

A worker standing on a crane as a tower was being formed

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Steel cables laid to form one of four suspension cables

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Working on a suspension cable while standing on a catwalk

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

A worker on top of a tower looking across the Berrazano Narrows

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Cables attached to the brooklyn tower, which supports the catwalk

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

A crane liftion material onto the road platform

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

A worker with the Brooklyn tower in the background

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

A shot taken through the grid of an elevator that lifted workers to top of the Staten Island tower

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Workers supervising the forming of the cable

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Two workers walking on the catwalk that was used to lay the cable

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

The catwalk running all the way up the Brooklyn side of the tower

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Image credits: Barton Silverman/The New York Times

Source: nytimes

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