Brooklyn Bridge- First bridge to use steel cables.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the East River in New York City
It was completed in 1883 and was the first bridge to use steel cables.
At the time of its completion, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
The bridge was designed by John Augustus Roebling, but he died during construction and his son, Washington Roebling, took over.
during the construction and was unable to physically supervise the work on site for much of the project.
The bridge was originally designed for both pedestrian and horse-drawn carriage traffic
The bridge's Gothic-style arches and decorative towers make it a popular tourist
The Brooklyn Bridge is featured in many movies, TV shows, and books,