A bridge too far
Why ‘Sheffield’s Brooklyn Bridge’ was never built
Good afternoon members — and welcome to Tuesday’s Tribune.
When I first heard about it I laughed. A replica of the Brooklyn Bridge over the River Don? You must be joking. But the deeper I looked into it I realised it very nearly actually happened, and only the Act of God that was the 2007 Sheffield floods finally put a stop to it. The idea stretches back…