Day 394

Another look at the High Bridge

January 27th, 2013

Since we've already covered the history of this bridge fairly well, this seems like as good a time as any to share a couple of stories from McNamara's Old Bronx that take place in the area. The first is an account of a journey by boat through the Croton Aqueduct, while the second tells of a tightrope walker who cooked flapjacks for his spectators while balanced high above the Harlem River.

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