John Henry comedy sketch about Sydney Harbour Bridge
'Although the bridge is held together by a rivet, it'll have to be kept up by a tax' - a humorous talk given by comedian John Henry about the Sydney Harbour Bridge opening, circa 1932. Cover image is from Sydney's Harbour Bridge (1933).
Notes by Beth Taylor
John Henry: The total length of the bridge is 3,700 feet. The main span is 1650 feet and they've used about 5 million rivets. The bridge has been photographed at least once for every rivet. A remarkable feature of this bridge is that although it's held together by a rivet, it'll have to be kept up by a tax.