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Bridge 28, Reservoir Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: September 3, 2019
New York: Manhattan, New York: United States
Main Span Length
15.2 Feet (4.6 Meters)
93.0 Feet (28.3 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
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By far the most unique of the nationally significant cast iron arch bridges of Central Park, this bridge is named after its Gothic style arches. The bridge was cast by J. B. & W. W. Cornell Iron Works, which was a company run by two brothers, John Black Cornell and William Wesley Cornell. The bridge width is 11 feet 7 inches (3.53 m) and the arch height is 15 feet 3 inches (4.65 m).
Above: John B. Cornell.
Above: 1868 advertisement for J. B. & W. W. Cornell Iron Works.
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