Video of the Day: Iconic Brooklyn Bridge turns 130


Today the Brooklyn Bridge celebrates its 130th birthday. This old steel-wire suspension bridge helped transform the borough from a rural community to a thriving center of commerce and it hasn't slowed down yet. According to, it sees 120,000 vehicles, 4,000 pedestrians and 3,100 bicyclists daily.

If you want to learn more about the Brooklyn Bridge, check out the History Channel documentary below. It's a bit long, but has a ton of information for you bridge buffs out there.

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