P9188

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View%20of%20the%20early%20phases%20of%20construction%20on%20the%20Ambassador%20Bridge

Details

ID Number

P9188

Item Name

image

Title

Ambassador Bridge - Foundation construction / Pont Ambassador -Construction de la fondation

Title (Fre)

Pont Ambassador -Construction de la fondation

Date

1927

Description

View of the early phases of construction on the Ambassador Bridge; the photo shows the bases of two of the support foundations in the Detroit River built up only ten feet; a makeshift work walkway has been built out into the water to the bases; a crane barge is docked at right, while several workers take a break.

History

The construction of the Ambassador Bridge began in 1927 and it was opened to traffic on November 15,1929.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Ambassador Bridge / Pont Ambassador

Barges / Péniche

Construction workers / Travailleur de construction

Foundations / Fondations

Hoisting machinery / Grues

Huron Church Rd. / Rue Huron Church

Huron Line / Route Huron

Lawrence, Margaret

Riverside Dr. E. / Promenade Riverside Est

Sandwich St. E. / Rue Sandwich Est

Walkways / Promenades

Waterfronts / Quais

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