Where were you when the Green Island Bridge collapsed?

March 15, 1977

Where were you when the Green Island Bridge collapsed?

Three views of the hours after the bridge began to collapse. The lift tower fell in the evening. The current bridge was opened in 1981. Gene Baxter photos, RCHS Collection.

Learn more about this event in our current exhibit!

Click here: Bridging Rensselaer County: Two Centuries of Crossing the Hudson