Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan Bridge postcard’

“Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges,” 1912

June 11, 2012

Not only does this postcard offer a fascinating glimpse of a crowded, smoky Lower Manhattan a century ago, it shows the trolleys and trains that used to cross the Brooklyn Bridge.

We also get to see a few old ads: for Borden’s Evaporated Milk and something that looks like the New York Family Story Paper.