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Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (2003) - 1x02 - Brooklyn Bridge

Plot Outline
Now an iconic feature within the already distinctive architecture of New York City, the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was considered in the mid-19th century to be an impossible scheme. The unification of Manhattan Island with Brooklyn required the construction of the longest suspension bridge ever built. If this was not difficult enough, the dream of engineer John Roebling fast turned into a nightmare, because of gross political corruption that interfered with the realisation of his vision.

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