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Views from southwest quadrant from on the sidewalk of the approach spans.
Portal views facing toward Manhattan.
Portal views on truss spans facing toward Manhattan.
Views from beside the roadway / on the sidewalk. Taken facing toward Manhattan.
View of the beautiful quadrangular truss web of the Willis Avenue Bridge with Triborough Bridge (being repainted) in the background.
View approaching bridge's main span from the Manhattan side.
Overviews of the truss web.
Views of the truss web, focused more direct-on, attempting to show the details of the beautiful quadrangular truss web. Note how the gusset plates, present where the diagonal members intersect serve a functional purpose, yet also serve a visual purpose... accenting the diamond shapes created by all the diagonals.
Views of the bracing systems.
View under bridgetender building at center of swing span.
View on sidewalk highlighting the approach system on the Manhattan side.
Views of the approach span at the Bronx side.
Views from northwest quadrant.
Views from southwest quadrant, an angle that was often highly obscured by ugly new bridge construction.
Views from southwest quadrant highlighting the approach span from on the sidewalk of the approach spans.