ART: Red Bridge

From 178th Street in New York City the mightiest of suspension bridges is being built, across the Hudson River. Its span will be 3,500 feet, its weight 90,000 tons, its cost $60,000,000. Like mechanistic titans, its two towers will stand 635 feet above the river.* Last week they had risen more than 450 feet, were visible for miles around. They shone with the preliminary coat of bright red paint which is applied to most steel structures.† An artist named McClelland Barclay saw the glowing towers of the Hudson bridge. He was inspired....

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