Friday, April 18, 2014
New York.—The Terrible Disaster at the New York Approach of the East River Bridge, May 30th. The Desperate Struggle for Life. From a Sketch by a Staff Artist.
Removing the Bodies of the Killed and Injured. From a Sketch by a Staff Artist.
From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, June 9, 1883. —Six days after the Brooklyn Bridge opened, a false rumor that the bridge was about to collapse caused a panicked stampede that killed at least a dozen people.