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Phineas Taylor Barnum



The bridge cost almost fifteen million dollars to the city authorities and took twenty-seven lives during the construction.
In addition to the bends, a lot of workers were crushed by the falling equipment. One of the builders was killed by the came off the cable.
In three days after the grand opening, the tragedy happened again. Certainly, a Brooklyn bridge was a wonder of the world and modern technology but it was located over the deep river and many people, horses and buggies were moved about it. People was terrified.