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Drawbridge across the Harlem River...
Item # 152294
January 2, 1886
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 2, 1886 This paper has front page prints and inside article: HYDRAULIC MACHINERY FOR OPERATING THE DRAWBRIDGE ACROSS THE HARLEM RIVER AT SECOND AVE. N.Y. CITY. The internal article describe and bridge and how it functions. There is also an article on the Invention of Bell's Phone. This paper is in very good condition with some edge tears with no loss. About 11 by 15 1/2 inches.
Category: Post-Civil War