JULY 16, 2019
Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge Took 14 Years—And Multiple Lives
Horrific workplace accidents killed more than 20 workers, mostly immigrants, and left its German-born designer dead and his son crippled.
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Fourteen tons of fireworks illuminated the New York night on May 24, 1883, to celebrate the completion of one of the greatest engineering feats of the Gilded Age—the Brooklyn Bridge. Billed as the “Eighth Wonder…