National Geographic : 1951 Mar
11. 1$ ,:8 V.f © National Geographic Society 292 Kodachrome byB.Anthony Stewart Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Gracefully Leaping the East River, Carries Long Island Motorists toWestchester and Connecticut Parkways Opened in 1939, the world's fourth largest suspension span was widened and strengthened eight years later. More than 16,000,000 vehicles cross itannually. Here an excursion steamer, bound for Long Island Sound and New England ports, passes between Francis Lewis Park, Queens, and thedistant Bronx shore.