tilting the blues

tilting the blues

..well, i’ve nothing much to say so, have fun with these specs..

City of New York
Manhattan Bridge
1901 – 1910

Total Length of Bridge
6855 Feet
Length of Main Span
1470 Feet
Length of Each Side Span
725 Feet
Width of Bridge
120 Feet
Height of Towers, M.H.W. To Center Of Cables
324.4 Feet
Depth of Trusses
24 Feet
Diameter of Cables
21 1/4 Feet
Breaking Strength of Each Cable
30000 Tons
Weight of Steel Towers
12340 Tons
Weight of Steel Cables
8000 Tons
Weight of Steel Suspended Spans
20000 Tons
Weight of Steel Approaches
16600 Tons
Masonry-Tower Foundations
78000 Cu. Yards
Masonry-Anchorages
230000 Cu. Yards
Masonry-Approaches
32700 Cu. Yards
Weight of Bridge Per Linear Foot
24000 Pounds
Weight of Each Anchorage
232000 Tons
EXIF information
model Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
exposureTime 1/100 s
fnumber f/5.0
focalLength 15
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