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NYC TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE OPENS 1936

The Triborough Bridge, the new thoroughfare connecting Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens, is officially opened in ceremonies held on Randall's Island, New York, July 11, 1936. In attendance are U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, New York Gov. Robert H. Lehman, New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, Parks Commissioner Robert Moses and other national and city dignitaries. The total cost of the construction, which began Oct. 25, 1929, is $60.3 million. (AP Photo)

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