About This Item


  • TitleNow open to four-lane traffic
  • Call NumberBRID_0183
  • SummaryCaption: "Now open to four-lane traffic--The Greenpoint Ave. Bridge, over Newtown Creek [between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens], is shown as the first vehicles [including two trucks] yesterday passed over its repaved and redecked surface. ..."
  • Date1954
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteGrease pencil cropping marks. On verso: date stamped: Nov. 2, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp. Title from caption on verso.
  • CreatorBrooklyn Eagle
  • Publisher[Brooklyn Eagle]
  • SubjectAutomobiles -- New York (State) -- New York ; Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York ; Trucks -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceGreenpoint (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsCopyright restrictions apply to the use of this work. For more information or to obtain a reproduction of this work, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.