Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Anchorage

Title: Brooklyn Anchorage

Source: Brooklyn Eagle

Date: 1878

Format: 1 photographic print: b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: BRID 0019

Description: Caption on recto below image: "Brooklyn Anchorage [with portion of bridge in left background] - October 1878. The photograph shows how the cables are fastened to the anchor bars leading to the anchor plates under the masonry. Henry C. Murphy, Pres.; Wm. Dempsey, Foreman of Riggers; W. Hildenbrand, Ch. Draftsman; John H. Prentice, Treas.; Wm. H. Paine, Ass't. Eng'r; E.F. Farrington, Master Carpenter; C.P. Quintard, Sec'y; Charles C. Martin, 1st. Ass't. Eng'r; Wm. Van Der Bosch, Draftsman; F. Collingwood, Ass't. Eng'r; Geo. W. McNulty, Ass't. Eng'r."

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