FILMS: Brooklyn Bridge – the late 19th century engineering feat
February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge – chronicling the late 19th century engineering feat
Tuesday February 25 | 6:30 PM | 117 Fayerweather Hall Amherst College | LUs: 1.5 HSW
This award-winning film by Ken Burns recaptures the drama, struggles, and personal tragedies behind the greatest of all achievements of America’s industrial age, THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE.
The largest bridge of the era, its construction entailed enormous problems and ingenious solutions. Witness the human heroics behind the bridge that seized America’s imagination in the 1880s. Discover the enduring charm and beauty of a granite-and-steel masterpiece.