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Catalog Number 2001.048.053
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Photograph. Sepia-toned photo showing the construction of a railroad bridge over the Rouge River. Printed text in the upper left corner of the photo shows "M.C.R.R. River Rouge Bascule Bridge; Foundations; Caisson #4; June 1, 1919. James Photo." The view looks northeastward along the existing railroad tracks with several workmen standing on the top of caisson #4 in the center foreground. One workman is standing behind the caisson and another is standing on the railroad tracks to the right. A temporary concrete mixing plant can be seen in the center background area along with construction materials and construction debris.
Date 1919
People James, Warren B.
Photographer W. B. James, Bridge Inspector
Print size 4.75" x 5.75"
Collection Municipal Services
Search Terms River Rouge Conrail Bridge
New York Central Railroad Bridge
M.C.R.R. River Rouge Bascule Bridge
Construction Workers
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