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Bush Terminal Company, Pier 5, Opposite end of Forty-first Street on Upper New York Bay, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Bush Terminal Company, Pier 5, Opposite end of Forty-first Street on Upper New York Bay, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

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Summary

Significance: Pier 5 was typical of the substructures and piersheds built by Irving Bush c. 1902-09, sheet-piling-retained fill. It survives partly intact, and retains the best evidence of late attempts to modify Bush Terminal piers for better use by trucks.
Survey number: HAER NY-201-B
Building/structure dates: 1903 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1905 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1927 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Goodrich, E P
American Bridge Company
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Location

South Brooklyn40.67818, -73.94416
Google Map of 40.6781784, -73.9441579
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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