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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph also used in article dated February 14, 1950. The Colorado Street Bridge was designed and built in 1913 by the Kansas City (MO)-based firm of J.A.L. Waddell. With a span of 1,486 feet and known for its distinctive Beaux Arts arches, lights, and railings, the bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Photograph caption dated May 31, 1949 reads, "Where Man Leaped To Death - Photo-diagram shows where Herbert J. Reeves leaped from towering "Suicide Bridge" in Pasadena after scaling high protective fence which has saved many lives. Herald-Express successfully campaigned for fence 12 years ago after 90 persons had ended their lives. Since then, only three had succeeded in death attempts. Reeves became fourth."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00093245 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 45 CARL0005009174 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28657
Arch bridges--California--Pasadena Suicide--California--Pasadena Bridges--California--Pasadena National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, Calif.) Pasadena (Calif.) Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Waddell, J. A. L.(John Alexander Low),1854-1938