Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour Bridge - view of two halves from the Church of England Grammar School, 29 Jul 1930. Digital ID 2685_a007_a00704_8729000194r

On the 19th of March 1932 the Sydney Harbour Bridge was officially opened. We have created a video montage from the photo albums in our collection showing the construction.

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This series contains 14 albums of c.2000 photographs documenting the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the turning of the first sod to the final steps of construction, the official opening and the early use of the bridge by the public. 


A brief history of the Sydney Harbour Bridge plus a select list of records relating to the design, construction and official opening ceremnony. Also included is a list of records relating to the construction workers employed by the NSW Government.