NKP Muncie posted:
Not sure this really falls into the category, since it's not New York proper, but I didn't want to post a new thread about it. These are grabs from a movie that was on FXM the other day - "Woman's World," from 1954. Near the beginning, three couples are arriving in New York - one by plane, one by train, one by car. The folks in the plane see these scenes:
The second one appears, to me, to be a Brunswick Green GG1 leading over the Hackensack River, just west of what is now the Secaucus station. I-95 at upper right.
That's Portal Drawbridge - originally PRR then PC and now Amtrak. It's a movable bridge built 111 years ago and slated for replacement. Here are two links with more information on it:
BTW the road / bridge seen in the background is the New Jersey Turnpike's (a.k.a. I-95) eastern spur to the Lincoln Tunnel.