P7599

Save to My account Previous record Next record

View%2C%20looking%20northwest%2C%20of%20a%20crowd%20gathered%20on%20the%20Windsor%20shoreline%20by%20Sandwich%20St.%20E.%20%5Bnow%20Riverside%20Dr.%20E.%5D%20and%20Huron%20Line%20%5Bnow%20Huron%20Church%20Road%20to%20watch%20the%20initial%20phase%20of%20the%20construction%20of%20the%20Ambassador%20Bridge

Details

ID Number

P7599

Item Name

image

Title

Ambassador Bridge Construction / construction du pont Ambassador

Title (Fre)

construction du pont Ambassador

Date

ca 1927

Description

View, looking northwest, of a crowd gathered on the Windsor shoreline by Sandwich St. E. [now Riverside Dr. E.] and Huron Line [now Huron Church Road; the crowd has gathered to watch the initial phase of construction for the Ambassador Bridge support structures; a barge-mounted pile driver works on securing pilings for the foundations of the bridge support; a tugboat steams alongside of the barge; Detroit industry can be seen in the background.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

Ambassador Bridge / Pont Ambassador

Barges / Péniche

Construction industry / Industrie du bâtiment

Detroit (Mich.)

Employees / Employés

Foundations / Fondations

Hoisting machinery / Grues

Industry / Industrie

Pile drivers / Marteaux-pilons

Pilings (Civil engineering) / Pilons (génie civil) Bûches

Progress photographs / Photographies Progress

Rafts / Radeaux

Sandwich (Ont.)

Spectators / Spectateurs

Tugboats / Remorqueurs

Waterfronts / Quais

Noticed a mistake?

Please let us know if you spotted something incorrect or may have more information on this object.