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Brooklyn Bridge


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John Roebling

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John Roebling
John Roebling was the original designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. After his death, his son Washington took over.

Washington Roebling

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Son of John Roebling. Served in the Union Army in the civil war (see Civil War Pension Index image attached) and took over the direction of work on the Brooklyn Bridge after his father died.

The attached passport application includes a physical description.

Emily Warren Roebling

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Wife of Washington Roebling.  She took over day to day management of the Brookln Bridge construction after her husband became ill while working on the project.

Images of the bridge and its construction

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Some random pictures associated with the bridge and its construction.

Contributor: peter
Created: April 9, 2008 · Modified: October 24, 2008

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