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Laborers from the Berlin Iron Bridge Company at work on building the roof of the Forbes Library

Laborers from the Berlin Iron Bridge Company at work on building the roof of the Forbes Library

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Title:
Laborers from the Berlin Iron Bridge Company at work on building the roof of the Forbes Library
Description:
The roof of the new Forbes Library being constructed by a team of workers standing on the iron beams. All the workers are wearing hats. The caption on the photograph reads, "Designed and built by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company, Office and Works, East Berlin, Conn."
Date:
1893
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Forbes Library
Collection (local):
Special Collections
Subjects:
Workers--Massachusetts
Berlin Iron Bridge Company, East Berlin (Conn.)
Building construction--Massachusetts--Northampton
Forbes Library, Northampton (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Northampton
ConnecticutHartford (county)East Berlin
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Notes:
Image is from the Special Collections, Hampshire Room, Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts. http://www.forbeslibrary.org/special/special.shtml
Identifier:
laborers_from_the_berlin_iron_bridge_company_at_work_on_building_the_roof_of_the_forbes_library