1935 Socony-Vacuum Oil Vintage Ad | Triborough Bridge

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This 1935 vintage ad for Socony-Vacuum Oil Company has a color art illustration of construction workers building the Triborough Bridge with the headline, “Hanging a Highway in the Sky to link three Mighty Boroughs!”

Year Published: 1935
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Grade: Excellent

Excerpt:
“High over Hell Gate on New York’s East River, steel threads are being spun into huge 22-inch cables…a towering suspension bridge nears completion!
It is the main span of New York’s new Triborough Bridge…reaching from Ward’s Island to Astoria in Queens…the final connecting link in a chain of bridges and viaducts 17,710 ft. long.”

This is a 84 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1935 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

Wikipedia on the Triborough Bridge